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Tuesday, 10 February 2015 19:08

Dear Todd Parker - (02/11/15)

Valentine's Day is such bullst. Everyone knows that it's just one more scam for corporations to make more money. Why should I hand over my cash to those a-holes at Hallmark or Whitman's or whatever just to celebrate a completely arbitrary date?

My girlfriend and I actually got together last spring, so this is the first time I've had to deal with this. She knows how I feel about the 'holiday' and she's on board with it. She thinks the whole thing is a crock too.

Published in Ask Todd Parker
Tuesday, 10 February 2015 18:44

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Tuesday, 10 February 2015 18:30

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