In Victorian times, it was thought to be bad luck to sign a Valentine’s Day card with your name. That’s why I sign all mine ‘I’m watching you right now’ instead. No replies as of yet.
In the 1800, those who were pining for their lost loves were advised to eat chocolate. This sounds about right to me.
On average, around 1 billion Valentine’s Day cards around the world are exchanged each year. That’s a lotta love.
Over £1 billion is spent on chocolate alone at Valentine’s! How about some chocolate body paint instead? Change it up a little!
One of the many theories on the origins of Valentine’s Day is that it started with a Roman festival where men stripped naked and spanked women to increase their fertility. Kinky! We approve!
Girls in medieval times would eat strange foods on Valentine’s Day in the hopes that it would have them dreaming of their future love. *ring ring* Yes, I’d like to order the crocodile curry with a side of beetroot mash please… what?
Around 73% of flower sales on Valentine’s Day are made by men. Come on girls! Treat your other half to a bunch of roses on this special day!
15% of women in the US send themselves a bunch of flowers on Valentine’s Day. This. Is. Genius.
220,000 is the average number of proposals that happen every year on Valentine’s Day. I wonder how many happen on National Orgasm Day!
It takes your brain one fifth of a second to fall in love. Well you know what they say! The brain knows what the heart wants.
Happy Valentine’s Day, you saucy lot! x