Quiz: My Funny Valentine

1) Fifteen percent of U.S. women do what on Valentine’s Day?

• Send themselves flowers

• Watch The Notebook

• Go out with girlfriends

2) During the late 1800s, Chicago’s post office rejected more than 25,000 Valentine’s Day cards on what grounds?

• They were sent without postage

• They were too indecent

• They were unsigned

3) On Feb. 14, 270 ad, Roman Emperor Claudius II, dubbed “Claudius the Cruel,” beheaded a priest named Valentine for doing what?

• Encouraging premarital sex

• Baptizing “love children” conceived out of wedlock

• Performing marriage ceremonies

answers: 1. Send themselves flowers; 2. They were too indecent; 3. Performing marriage ceremonies.

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