Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and you know what it’s all about, but there are still plenty more interesting facts linked to this holiday that we bet you didn’t know.
Here’s 14 fun and interesting facts to go with your card, candy and flowers this year.
1. What kind of flowers traditionally symbolise love?
2. Which god is shown as a plump cherub with a bow and arrow?
3. What does the O in XOXOXOX mean?
4. Which Roman goddess is Cupid’s mother?
5. If you show your feelings easily, where do you wear your heart?
On your sleeve
6. Who was responsible for the St Valentine's Day Massacre in Chicago in 1929?
7. What colour rose would you give to a friend?
8. What do women give men on Valentine’s Day in Japan?
9. People with what job receive the most Valentine’s cards?
10. What fruit is also known as the "love apple"?
11. Who was the legendary Benedictine monk who invented champagne?
12. Besides being the patron saint of love, what is St. Valentine also a patron of?
13. Today the heart is the organ associated with love. Which internal organ was believed to cause love in the Middle Ages?
14. ‘Ljubim te’ (Loobeem te) is I LOVE YOU in what language?
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