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  • Happy Valentine’s Day !!!!! [Did You Know?]

    Posted on February 13th, 2010 Pam No comments

    Did You Know?

    1. St. Valentine was martyred on February 14, 270 AD for secretly performing weddings.
    2. The oldest known Valentine which still exists was written in 1415 AD.
    3. The oldest known love poem was inscribed on a clay tablet by the Sumerians in 3500 BC.
    4. Ancient Egyptians believed that the vein of love ran from the left hand’s fourth finger to the heart.
    5. Americans began exchanging hand made Valentines in the early 1700’s.
    6. 15% of all United States women send themselves flowers for Valentine’s Day.
    7. More than 35 million heart-shaped boxes of chocolate are purchased for Valentine’s Day.
    8. Over 1 billion Valentine cards are sent each year.
    9. Ich liebe dich is German for “I love you”.
    10. Ya lynblyn Tyebya is Russian for “I love you”.

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