“I couldn't live a week without a private library
- indeed, I'd part with all my furniture and squat and sleep on the floor
before I'd let go of the 1500 or so books I possess.” ― H.P. Lovecraft

Whistling In The Graveyard

Saturday, February 19, 2005

Valentines' Facts

15% of U.S. women send themselves flowers on Valentine's Day.

About 3% of pet owners will give Valentine's Day gifts to their pets.

In Victorian times it was considered bad luck to sign a Valentine's Day card.

About 1 billion Valentine's Day cards are exchanged each year. That's the largest seasonal card-sending occasion of the year, next to Christmas.

The highest combined age of a divorcing couple is 188, by Ida Stern (91) and her husband Simon (97) of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, US, in Feb 1984.

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