ST. LOUIS--(Answers (www.answers.com), the world’s top destination for trusted answers to everyday questions, announced today its most popular Valentine’s Day questions for 2013. Valentine’s gift ideas top the list of questions as many men wonder what to get the special lady in their lives. Meanwhile, women are curious about the expectations of men on this romantic day and those unattached are wondering how to survive the holiday. Valentine’s Day trivia questions from its history to the number of red roses sold are also top searches.)--
“Looking at the most popular Valentine’s Day questions and answers, we can see consumer sentiment and the pressure people are feeling to get that perfect gift for their loved ones”
"Looking at the most popular Valentine’s Day questions and answers, we can see consumer sentiment and the pressure people are feeling to get that perfect gift for their loved ones,” said Jim Yang, VP of Products and Community at Answers. “Answers provides helpful information and advice for more than 130 million visitors each month that have access to more than 18 billion answers. We are pleased that Answers has become such a trusted and valuable resource for consumers to make important decisions in their everyday lives.”
many red roses are sold on Valentine’s Day?
Answer: In 2012, an estimated 198 million roses were sold for Valentine's Day. According to ProFlowers, men buy 75 percent of roses for the holiday.
was the love story behind Valentine’s Day?
Answer: The feast of St Valentine was first declared by Pope Gelasius I to be on 14 February 496. It was declared in memory of the martyrdom of St Valentine, a priest at Rome in the days of Claudius II. St Valentine and Saint Marius helped Christian martyrs and secretly married couples, and for this act Valentine was apprehended, condemned and executed in 270 A.D.
should you get your girlfriend for Valentine’s Day?
Answer: When your girlfriend or wife says “You don’t need to get me anything for Valentine’s Day this year,” don’t buy it! No matter what you think, your girlfriend is most likely expecting some kind of gift, candy, card or flowers for Valentine's Day. Stop complaining about how it is a commercial holiday and express your love. You'll be glad you did. Here are some popular gift options:
- Flowers - go classic with red roses or exotic with orchids
- Jewelry – it never disappoints
- Romantic dinner – make it yourself or make reservations
- Handwritten card – the most meaningful thing is your thoughts about her
- Scrapbook – gather all your photos and make a book of your memories together and more!
girls supposed to buy guys gifts for Valentine’s Day?
Answer: Guys love gifts just as much as girls do! Valentine's Day is all about celebrating love. The great thing is that there are no rules, so you can do what feels right for you and your relationship. In Japan, Korea, and Taiwan, it is traditional for girls to give guys chocolate on Valentine's Day, instead of the other way around like it is in the United States. If your guy isn't a fan of chocolate or candy, there are many different gifts you can give from cologne to making him a special dinner.
it ok to send a man flowers on Valentine’s Day?
Answer: Yeah sure, if the flowers are the screensaver on the iPhone you bought him. Really, what is a man going to do with flowers? If you are going to get him something girly, at least make it chocolates... that's something a man will use. However, if your man is a true romantic, go for it. If you don't know his favorite kind, get yours. If it goes well, you'll be enjoying them too.
should singles do on Valentine’s Day?
Answer: Being single on Valentine's Day does not mean you have to sit sadly at home alone, binge on chocolate and watch sappy movies. Get out and have a good time! Make it a mission to hand out a card or small token to everyone close to you as it’s a good way to get some smiles and that can brighten the day. If you have some single friends, they may be trying to figure out how to spend their day as well. Team up with a friend and get everyone together.
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