Valentine's Day Trivia

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Valentine’s Day is right around the corner! It’s making Eric feel lonely (he doesn’t have a girlfriend) and I caught him reading about the holiday online. It turns out there are a lot of interesting facts about the holiday. Hopefully you’ll find some of them interesting, here it goes!


-15% of women send themselves flowers on Valentine’s Day (it’s ok, Eric does the same thing every year, although he claims it’s Kristen Stewart…)

-Around 1 billion Christmas cards are sent every year for Valentine’s Day!

-3% of pet owners will give their pets Valentine’s Day gifts…

-In three days, over 100 million roses will be sold for Valentine’s Day.

-Teachers receive more Valentine’s Day card than anyone else.

-50%  of Valentine’s Day cards are bought in the week leading up to February 14th, people love to procrastinate!

-There are over 1200 chocolate factors, 21,000 florists, and 30,000 jewelry stores in the United States.

-73% of the people who buy flowers are men (including Eric sending them to himself.)

-California produces 60% of all roses sold in the US, the rest usually come from South America.

-85% of Valentine cards are purchased by woman.

-Valentine’s Day is also celebrated in Canada, Mexico, England, Italy, Australia, and Denmark

Have any other fun facts about Valentine’s Day? Let us know!





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