National Kiss Day, or National Kissing Day, is held on July 6. The purpose of the holiday is for every participant to make an effort to receive a kiss at least once during this 24-hour period.Continue Reading
According to the National Kissing Day website, all types of kisses qualify for National Kissing Day, including pecks on the cheek, romantic kisses and platonic kisses from family members. Kisses may also be for any purpose, such as saying hello or goodbye.
The only rule that must be followed for National Kissing Day is to ensure that both parties are wiling participants in the kiss. Kisses may be private and do not have to be shared with others in order to "count."Learn more about Valentines Day
Valentine's Day is a day to celebrate romance, love and devotion. It is usually celebrated by giving friends, family and especially significant others flowers and gifts to show affection.Full Answer >
Valentine's Day is celebrated in many countries around the world. Although it was initially a mostly Western holiday celebrated in Europe and former British colonies such as the United States, this holiday has become internationally popular, particularly in Asia. According to a 2008 article from the Philippine Daily Inquirer, Filipinos spend the most on Valentine's Day out of all their Asian continental neighbors, including citizens of Singapore, Korea and China. Other parts of the world, including Middle Eastern countries such as Israel and Iran, and Latin American countries with large Catholic populations, also observe this holiday, which has both religious and commercial facets.Full Answer >
Humorous Valentine's Day gifts include sandwich bags covered in kiss prints, bacon-scented body wash or shaving cream, and a heart-shaped egg shaper. Zombie sleep masks, silicone Cupid's arrows for drinks, heart-shaped dog treats and cookies with famous actors' faces on them are also popular gag gifts for Valentine's Day. Some recipients may chuckle when given a high-heeled phone stand, a bottle of soda dressed in a tuxedo, or a candy bar-shaped ice cube tray.Full Answer >
A funny Valentine's Day poems is titled "He Sent His Love a Valentine" and reads, "He sent his love a Valentine; / His love did not reply. / We never dare to care to sign / These things, I wonder why." "Hindsight," "The Kangaroo's Courtship," "Veggie Valentine," "Since My Valentine Got a Computer" and "An Angry Valentine" are more examples of funny Valentine's Day poems. These poems are available on the Brownielocks and Poem Source websites.Full Answer >