DID YOU KNOW?
The oldest paper valentine still around is in the collection of the British Library in London . It was sent by Charles, Duke of Orleans, to his wife in 1415
Legend has it that Valentine’s Day is when birds find their matesUntil the 1800s, the English made Valentine cards and shipped them all over the world
In North America, Valentine’s is the 2nd most popular time to send cards (Christmas is the first)
In Japan, girls give gifts on Valentine’s Day and boys reciprocate the gifts on White Day (March 14th)
In old Wales, wooden love spoons were often presented to sweethearts on February 14th
Italian couples announced engagements on Valentine’s Day.
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