every day italian

Here are some interesting Valentine’s Day facts:

1. Richard Cadbury produced the first box of chocolates for Valentine’s Day in the late 1800s.

2. Women purchase approximately 85 percent of all valentines day gifts

3. Teachers will receive the most Valentine’s Day cards, followed by children, mothers, wives, sweethearts and pets.

4. 220,000 is the average number of wedding proposals on Valentine’s Day each year.

5. Every Valentine’s Day, the Italian city of Verona, where Shakespeare’s lovers Romeo and Juliet lived, receives about 1,000 letters addressed to Juliet.