Tuesday, February 14, 2006

St. Valentine

Little known facts about Valentine's Day

1. According to the Catholic Encyclopedia, there were not one but 3 St. Valentines who were martyred.

2. In the Middle Ages, the people noticed that the birds began to pair in the middle of the month of February.

3. Fourteenth and Fifteenth century writings allude to love poems being exchanged on February 14th. Tokens and small gifts were also exchanged.

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