Odd but Awesome is our way of giving you completely random fun facts. This issue, all of the facts are themed after Valentine's Day. Hopefully they aren't too luvvy duvvy for you.
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On average, men spend $130 each on candy, cards, jewelry, flowers and dates for Valentine’s Day—more than double what women spend on average.

Women purchase 85% of all valentines.

The oldest surviving love poem is from the time of the Sumerians, around 3500 BC, and is written on a clay tablet.

The city of Verona, Italy, the setting of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, receives around 1,000 letters addressed to Juliet every Valentine’s Day.

73% of people who buy flowers for Valentine’s Day are men, while only 27% are women.

Enough candy hearts will be produced this year to stretch from Rome to Arizona 20 times.

In the Middle Ages, people drew out of a hat to find the name of their valentine. They wore this name on their sleeve for a week, a tradition perhaps related to the saying “wear your heart on your sleeve”

15% of all women buy Valentines for themselves.

Sources: weau.com

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