World's Oldest Valentine's Day Card Reveals 'Ghosting' in the Olden Days

World's Oldest Valentine's Day Card Reveals 'Ghosting' in the Olden Days

- The story behind the world's oldest printed Valentine's Day card from 1797 has been revealed

- According to reports, it contains a note written by a woman berating her man for ignoring her 'repeated request' to see him

- The 224-year-old correspondence was published on January 12, 1797 by John Fairburn of 146, Minories, London

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New details about the world's oldest printed Valentine's Day card have surfaced and it contains quite an interesting note written by a displeased woman tagged a real-life Bridget Jones - to her man.

According to Daily Mail, the card which was published on January 12, 1797, by John Fairburn of 146, Minories, London is illustrated with delicate design and an elegant portrait of a woman. It was sent to a Mr Brown of Dover Place, Kent Road.

World's oldest printed Valentine's Day card reveals woman berating her man for 'ghosting' her

Mossday has been called a real-life Bridget Jones. Photo credit: @bridgetjonessaga
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The writer, Catherine Mossday, according to the note, 'repeatedly requested' for a Mr Brown of London to see her and that he 'must have some reason for not complying'.

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Her note continues:

"As I have something particular to say to you I could wish you make it all agreeable to come on Sunday next without fail and in doing you will oblige your well wisher."

Ghosting in the modern-day language is the practice of ending a personal relationship with someone suddenly and without explanation, withdrawing from all communication.

In other news, American singer John Legend celebrated Valentine's Day with the most beautiful animated video about how he met and fell in love with his wife Chrissy Teigen.

Describing their love story as one for the ages, Legend said his journey with Chrissy started in 2006 when a photographer friend whom he met through Kanye West wanted to launch his videography career.

So, they decided to do a video of the musician's song Stereo and the videographer suggested Chrissy Teigen, who was a model at the time, as the video vixen.

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The model and the singer got along so well that they kept in touch after the music video was shot. Legend said:

"We had chemistry on the video shoot. We hung out that night, we stayed in touch over text and over the phone and would meet up when I came to Los Angeles."

Legend stated that one of the things he liked about Chrissy was her wit as she made him laugh whenever they talked. The singer started growing fond of the model as he confessed that he missed her every time they were not together.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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