Valentine’s Day — Say It with Penguins. — Wickersham’s Conscience

Valentine’s Day is a mostly commercial affair; candy, cards and flowers. But the first known link between the Catholic saint and romance comes from is in Parlement of Foules (1382) by Geoffrey Chaucer: “For this was on seynt Volantynys day Whan euery bryd comyth there to chese his make”. [“For this was on St. […]

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