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Choose A Sweetheart Candy And Get A Fun Fact About Valentine's Day

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You got: In the Middle Ages, young men and women drew names to see who their Valentine would be.

They would wear the name pinned to their sleeve for one week so that everyone would know their supposed true feelings.

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You got: The tradition of giving Valentine's Day chocolates is almost 150 years old.

The first Valentine's Day box of chocolates was introduced by Richard Cadbury in 1868.

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You got: Mexico has some pretty adventurous kissers!

On Valentine’s Day 2010, 39,897 people in Mexico City broke the record for the world’s largest group kiss.

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You got: Scientists have discovered the most popular flavor of chocolate in assortment boxes.

Caramel-flavored chocolates are the most popular in Valentine’s Day boxes, according to a study by the National Confectioners Association!

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You got: The invention of the telephone and Valentine's Day have more in common than you may think.

Alexander Graham Bell applied for a patent for the telephone on Valentine's Day in 1876.

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You got: You're not the only one who believes that eating chocolate can make you feel better.

In the 1800s chocolate was sometimes prescribed by doctors as a treatment for lovesickness.

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You got: Valentine's Day is more popular for engagements than you might realize.

According to an American Express report, nearly 6 million people get engaged on Valentine’s Day.

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You got: There's not one Saint Valentine, but three!

There are at least three saints recognized by the Catholic Church named Valentine or Valentinus who may possibly be to thank for the origin of Valentine's Day.

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