Valentine Trivia

Published: 13 February 2020

E-Parenting reports “In Brazil Valentine's Day is celebrated as Dia dos Namorados or 'Lovers Day' on 12th June. This is because 14th February is close to Carnival and so they are celebrating anyway. Sounds like a great excuse for an extra party!”

“The tiny post office in the village of Lover, in Wiltshire has for 100 years recieved 1000's of Valentines Cards which it has sent on with a special heart-shaped postmark bearing the name lover. Sadly it was reported in late 2007 that the post office was to be closed.”

“According to the Flowers & Plants Association for St. Valentine's Day, British people spend around £30 million on flowers and plants, 99% of which is spent on flowers. Well over 9 million red roses are given in the UK.” Read more