Be my Valentime!

Feb 11, 2015

There is a common mispronunciation of St Valentine’s Day which has led to the spelling Valentimes Day. This is possibly the result of mishearing combined with a lack of awareness of the existence of St Valentine. As the Urban Dictionary remarks Valentimes Day ‘falls on the same day as Valentines Day except this one is only celebrated by 5 year olds’.  Childhood errors like this can persist into adulthood until the day comes when all is revealed. 

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