Archive for February 11th, 2011

Did You Know? Countdown to Valentine’s Day (02/11)

Friday, February 11th, 2011


Did You Know?
Facts, Figures & Folklore
About Valentine’s Day

Feb. 11 : 03 Days to V’Day

Did you know that the expression “wear your heart on your sleeve” comes from a Middle Ages Valentine’s Day tradition?

Young men and women would draw the name of their Valentine from a bowl. They would wear their selected name on their sleeves for one week.

February 14th is Valentines Day – a worldwide celebration of love and romance, marked by giving red roses and chocolate hearts or by sending valentines. Join us as we present a new “Did You Know?” fun fact each day as we countdown to Valentine’s Day, the day of love!

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(February 11) Today we’re celebrating . . .  Be Electrific Day

Friday, February 11th, 2011

Be Electrific Day
Pay tribute today to the electrifying Thomas Alva Edison, the inventor of — among other things — the lightbulb.

(BTW- Feb. 11 is Thomas Edison’s birthday)

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