Valentines Greetings / January 5, 2019 / Cindy Navarro
Valentine greeting card sayings are many. They are mainly inspired by love and all the fanfare that is involved when the special day of love comes. It is very interesting to look for different Valentine greeting card sayings and really get to know what many people are thinking. There are those sayings that are more popular than others and there are those that are barely known. People come up with sayings all the time and it is pretty interesting to do. They will underpin any conversation in this regard and more and more people will get to talking about love. They are designed for several reasons and the following are some of the major reasons for sayings. First there are those that will form a basis of great lessons and education to people who are in love. In other words sayings are known to carry a lot of wisdom in them.
That may explain why more and more people are flocking to boutique-style artistic ecard sites such as JacquieLawson.com and Ojolie.com to send animated ecards for important occasions like Valentines Day. English illustrator Jacquie Lawson first won a following back around the turn of the millennium for an animated Christmas card she sent out to friends which got passed around and transformed her almost overnight into a phenomenon. Visitors worldwide pay annual subscriptions to her site especially for ecards featuring her beloved chocolate Labrador-Springer spaniel mix Chudleigh. He stars in such Valentine offerings as "Special Delivery" in which the pooch watches with growing despondence as a bird pulls from a mailbox a flurry of cards none of them for him until another loving dog arrives carrying a personal Valentine card.
In the United States St. Valentines Day is the second largest card giving holiday celebrated. Somewhere in the vicinity of 190 million lovers and friends greeting cards are sent each year. The holiday is said to come to us from ancient Roman Empire times when a priest who was forbidden to perform marriages for the young strapping healthy Roman soldiers defied Roman law and performed the marriages anyway. He was eventually caught and imprisoned and executed. Now thats romantic. Ever since the early 1700s Americans have been sending expression of friendship gratitude and love to those around them. In the early 1800s Esther A. Howland produced the first commercial Valentine greeting cards. And even though receiving a beautiful card is wonderful Americans have demonstrated by their purchases during this winter holiday that candy is still our sentiment of preference. Of all of the gifts and love notes exchanged on Valentines Day the most popular item is candy and for good reason.