Language Matters

Kathleen Stein Smith, Ph.D

10 Valentine’s Day Traditions All Around the World

“With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, stores are flooded with candy hearts, chocolates and stuffed animals. In the U.S., shelves brimming with teddy bears and boxes of chocolate are typical Valentine’s Day fare, but not every country turns to greeting cards and heart-shaped candies to declare love. Some exchange wooden spoons and pressed flowers, while others hold a special holiday for the loveless to mourn their single lives over black noodles. Here is a look at how 10 countries celebrate Valentine’s Day traditions all around the world.”

Read more @ http://www.huffingtonpost.com/viator/10-valentines-day-traditi_b_9190888.html

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