Hold your Love!|
Amnat Puttigo of Pattaya, Thailand, won a "Ripley's Believe It or Not" by holding his wife in his arms for 10 hours 49 minutes and 15 seconds in Valentine's Day Contest!
Submitted by Kylie Jennson (21), Massachusetts, USA
Valentine's Day Trivia
An estimated one billion Valentine cards are sent each year.
85% of all Valentine cards are sent by women.
Cupid, often associated with Valentine’s Day, is the son of Venus, Roman goddess of love.
The red rose, representing love, remains the most popular flower purchased by men in the U.S.
Submitted by Sarah 'Rimps' (),
The Italian city of Verona, where Shakespeare's lovers Romeo and Juliet lived,
receives about 1,000 letters addressed to Juliet every Valentine's Day.
Submitted by Shelly Strunckel (32), Italy
Q: Who invented the first Valentines Day candy box?
A: Richard Cadbury invented the first Valentines Day candy box in the late 1800s.
Submitted by Rimpi Tibre (), United Kingdom
Q: Where did the term "to wear your heart on your sleeve" originate?
A: The term "to wear your heart on your sleeve" originated in the Middle Ages when young men and women drew names from a bowl to see who their Valentines would be which they would then wear pinned on their sleeves for one week. To wear your heart on your sleeve now means that it is easy for other people to know how you are feeling.
Submitted by Rimpi Tibre (23), United Kingdom
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