There are days that we all at Good Neighbor Insurance, www.gninsurance.com, enjoy a good break from insurance and enjoy a few minutes with some great trivia. Since it is Valentine’s Day it would make sense to grab some chocolate and do some homework for our future debut on “This is Jeopardy!” So grab a fistful of that non-calorie chocolate, put your legs up on your desk, and let’s have fun.
- 73% of people who buy flowers for Valentine’s Day are men. However, 15% of women send flowers to themselves on February 14.
- Teachers will receive the most Valentine’s Day cards, followed by children, mothers, wives, and then sweethearts. Children ages six to 10 exchange more than 650 million Valentine’s cards with teachers, classmates, and family members.
- According to the Greeting Card Association, an estimated 1 billion valentine cards are sent each year.
- Hallmark has over 1,330 different specifically for Valentine’s Day.
- 110 million roses, the majority red, will be sold and delivered within a 3 day time period.
- California produces 60% of American roses, but the vast number sold on Valentine’s Day in the United States are imported, mostly from South America.
- More than 35 million heart-shaped boxes of chocolate will be sold for Valentine’s Day.
- While 75% of chocolate purchases are made by women all year long, during the days and minutes before Valentine’s Day, 75% of the chocolate purchases are made by men.
- About 3% of pet owners will give Valentine’s Day gifts to their pets.
10. The average person spends 2 weeks of his or her life kissing.
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