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A Rose By Any Other Name: Valentine’s Day Traditions From Around The World

A Rose By Any Other Name: Valentine’s Day Traditions From Around The World

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“A rose by any other name would smell as sweet” a familiar quote that comes from Romeo and Juliet by Shakespeare is seen as some to be the ultimate gesture of romance, but do you know where the origin of some of our Valentine’s Day practices originate? From chocolates as gifts to stalks of roses, we explore some of these age-old traditions. The Gifting Of The Rose: England If you had to take a guess where the practice of giving roses for Valentine’s Day comes from, some would have very correctly guesses it was from the English. Famous not for only common phrases where a beautiful girl is referred to as an English Rose, or known for War of the…
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