Surprising and Curious Facts About Valentine’s Day: February 14th day of love and friendship, Valentine’s Day, You can call him in a thousand ways but besides this, do you know some other curious facts about the date?
14 Curious and Surprising Facts About Valentine’s Day
# 1. If you are single you could go to Italy to spend Valentine’s Day, as it is believed that women without a couple will marry the first man they meet on February 14th.
# 2. In the United States on February 14 is also celebrated the quirkyalone, day to celebrate singleness so you have a partner or not, you can enjoy this day.
# 3. It was February 14 that the Pfizer lab (famous for Viagra) declared a day for impotence awareness; Why would it be?
# 4. In the Philippines, every February 14 breaks some record between couples, such as the highest number of marriages at the same time, renewal of botos or the longest kiss.
# 5. The Romans used to make offerings to Eros, God of Love, this with the idea of finding true love.
# 6. The celebration owes its name to a priest of the IIIrd who celebrated in Rome secret marriages between young people in secret, thus taking the contrary to a law enacted at the time that prohibited them, claiming that young singles were better soldiers. This day is celebrated as a symbol of the struggle that Valentine faced to unite the lovers.
# 7. In Egypt, the day of love is celebrated on November 4.
# 8. In Japan, unlike the rest of Western culture, it is customary for women to give chocolates on the day of love and friendship to their partners and friends (men) although this is more than a detail, it is rather an obligation.
# 9. In most cultures, it is the man who spends and gives more gifts at this time.
# 10. The prices of roses, chocolates and stuffed animals double and triple their price on Valentine’s Day.
# 11. In South Korea there is a day to celebrate the forever alone, that contrary to the quirkyalone of the United States, singles lament their misfortune.
# 12. Pets also receive gifts on February 14.
# 13. And as a pylon another curious fact; the greatest representation of love is Cupid, a small one with wings, holding a bow and arrow blindfolded, which symbolizes broadly that love is blind.
# 14. How do you say the main expression of love in different languages? I love you (Spanish), I love you (English), Ti is (Italian), Ich Liebe Dich (German), testimony (Catalan), Szeretlek (Hungarian), I love you (Portuguese).