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You now cannot claim ignorance!

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This Sunday is Valentine’s Day!

If you have a significant other, or a mother, or a loved one then you now cannot claim ignorance or “forgetfulness” after reading this.

I say this because my wife (who is beautiful and amazing) hasn’t said a single word to me about Valentine’s Day.

I think she has forgot.

Time to take advantage.


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