Posts made in February, 2016


According to the Greeting Card Association, 25% of all cards sent each year are “valentines” – you know, those usually red, printed expressions of affection exchanged by both adults and children every February 14. While this modern-day custom became popular in the United States in the 1800s, it took hold earlier than that in England. And historians say it may have begun in the Roman Empire when a cleric named Valentine refused to...

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