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Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Valentine's Day is this Sunday, so if you don't have a Valentine yet, there is still time. You might want to try sending them a card.

141 million Valentine's Day cards are exchanged annually, making Valentine's Day the second-most popular greeting card giving occasion next to Christmas.

Or you could try flowers. Over 50 million roses are given for Valentine's Day each year.

But there are other Valentine's Day traditions...

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Today's Random Fact:

According to the condom company Durex, condom sales are highest around Valentine's Day, which are 20-30 percent higher than usual.

Not surprisingly, more at-home pregnancy tests are sold in March than in any other month.


Bonus Fact:

The roots of St. Valentine's Day can be traced back to the Roman fertility festival of Lupercalia. On Lupercalia, a young man would draw the name of a young woman in a lottery and would then keep the woman as a companion for the year.

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