.:the price of love:.
-Men spend almost twice as much on Valentine’s Day as women do.
-More than one-third of men would prefer not receiving a gift. Less than 20 percent of women feel the same way.
-15 percent of U.S. women send themselves flowers on Valentine's Day. wahahaha!~
.:the birds and the bee:.
-According to the condom company Durex, condom sales are highest around Valentine's Day, which are 20 percent to 30 percent higher than usual.
-More at-home pregnancy tests are sold in March than in any other month.
-Penicillin, a popular treatment for venereal diseases such as syphilis, was introduced to the world on February 14, 1929.
.:Sharing love around the world:.
-In Japan, women are expected to give chocolate and other gifts to men on Valentine's Day
-Shiv Sena, a nationalist political party in India, has spoken out against Valentine's day, calling it "nothing but a Western onslaught on India's culture to attract youth for commercial purposes."
-"I love you" in German is "Ich liebe dich."