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Have you ever wondered where the "❤" symbol came from?

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Have you ever wondered where the "❤" symbol came from?

Love you or Love you not. While there is no direct answer on the origin of the "❤" symbol; there are many theories. This symbol today is most known for romantic love or adoration for a person, place or thing.One of the theories is that the symbol came about from the Silphium plant. The seed of the Silphium plant resembled a heart-shape. According to the Wikipedia article on The Silphium plant, it had many uses such as a seasoning, perfume, and aphrodisiac, medicine as well a contraceptive.My favorite theory is one of a Greece story that speaks of a young...

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