Joined: 07 February 2005
73% of people who buy flowers for Valentine's Day are men, while only 27 percent are women.
About 1 billion Valentine's Day cards are exchanged each year. That's the largest seasonal card-sending occasion of the year, next to Christmas.
About 3% of pet owners will give Valentine's Day gifts to their pets.
Alexander Graham Bell applied for his patent on the telephone, an "Improvement in Telegraphy", on Valentine's Day, 1876.
California produces 60 percent of American roses, but the vast number sold on Valentine's Day in the United States are imported, mostly from South America. Approximately 110 million roses, the majority red, will be sold and delivered within a three-day time period.
Cupid, another symbol of Valentines Day, became associated with it because he was the son of Venus, the Roman god of love and beauty. Cupid often appears on Valentine cards holding a bow and arrows because he is believed to use magical arrows to inspire feelings of love.
Joined: 07 January 2005
Joined: 29 December 2004
Author: Angelic_J Replies: 4 Views: 1223
|Angelic_J||4||1223||07 November 2009 at 2:36pm by samz-14|
Misc: Share your trivia facts!!
Author: _Rainbow_ Replies: 13 Views: 1793
|_Rainbow_||13||1793||14 October 2009 at 10:54pm by LeadOxide|
GK: Knowledge And Hard Facts
Author: Manzz Replies: 10 Views: 1753
|Manzz||10||1753||03 October 2008 at 11:51am by aby.baby1|
Trivia - - > Trivial Facts
Author: Manzz Replies: 3 Views: 757
|Manzz||3||757||02 October 2008 at 11:35pm by Manzz|
Facts - - Impossible Things To Do
Author: Manzz Replies: 3 Views: 7096
|Manzz||3||7096||11 July 2008 at 12:54am by Manzz|
Popular Channels :
Quick Links :