Festive Facts

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    Every year around 1 billion Valentine cards are sent. After Christmas it's a single largest seasonal card-sending occasion.
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    In Finland, Valentine's Day is called "Ystävänpäivä" which translates into "Friend's day".
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    On April Fool's Day in 1977, the UK newspaper The Guardian ran a 7 page feature on the discovery of the fictitious island nation of "San Seriffe."
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    Close to 110 million roses (mostly red) will be purchased and delivered around Valentine's Day in the U.S.
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    Approximately 141 million Valentine's Day cards are exchanged worldwide every year.
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    Studies show that the risk of a “secret love” being revealed heightens romantic feelings for the partners, thanks to increased levels of phenylethylamine (PEA).
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