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A Quick Valentine’s Lesson in How The Heart Came to Be Associated With Love

And how it came to be "heart-shaped" for that matter.

A long time ago, the heart wasn’t associated with anything but pumping blood through our apey bodies. Now we all know it as a symbol for love. This Mental Floss video will fill you in on how we got from one to the other, because nothing says I love you like a history lesson, am I right?

(via Our Friend Glen Tickle)

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