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Did You Give Someone a Father's Day Card This Year?

Living 2012/06/17 23:21:35
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According to Hallmark, Father’s Day is the fourth-largest card-sending holiday in the United States. Approximately 94 million cards are exchanged each June. About half of those are purchased for dads. (How appropriate!) 15% are given to husbands. And the rest go to grandfathers, sons, brothers, uncles, or “someone special.”

The two top-selling kinds of Father’s Day cards are “Dad from Daughter” cards and those from a couple or family group. Humorous cards are also very popular, accounting for 30% of sales.

The other top card-sending holidays are Christmas (1.6 billion; including box sets), Valentine’s Day (144 million; not including classroom valentines), and Mother’s Day (133 million).

We think it’s interesting that 39 million more cards are purchased for Mother’s Day than for Father’s Day. What’s up with that?

So, what about you SodaHeads? Did you give someone a Father’s Day card this year?

Read More: http://news.blogs.cnn.com/2012/06/17/fathers-day-b...

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  • Miss Mayhem ✗✗✗ 2012/06/23 23:47:07
    Yes, I bought one!
    Miss Mayhem ✗✗✗
    One for my daddy. Yes, I call him that and I call my mother "mum." Anyway, I usually like the long sweet cards that are poetic, but my father doesn't so I got him one of a stick-figure running down the stairs from a fire and it said something like "life wouldn't be as fun..." yadda yadda yadda I forgot the rest, but you get the picture.
  • Mango Strawberry Ice-cream 2012/06/21 19:55:30
    Yes, I bought one!
    Mango Strawberry Ice-cream
    I bought one that was completely empty inside and wrote about how he's a great father. I also mentioned about how he deserves a break and hug. I filled the entire page plus half of the next one.
  • *~Amelie~* 2012/06/18 23:45:05
    Yes, I bought one!
    *~Amelie~*
    I bought one for my step father - he's the best dad I could ask for.
    I also helped my 3 kids make one each for their dad.
  • shane.mccausland.33 2012/06/18 20:36:45
    No
    shane.mccausland.33
    I called him O.o
  • Reuben Rennick 2012/06/18 18:46:28
    No
    Reuben Rennick
    No, we don't have that tradition in the family.tradition family
  • Amy.[: 2012/06/18 17:49:05
    Yes, I made one!
    Amy.[:
    i wrote "happy father's day" and wrote father's day quotes on one card i made, then i wrote happy fathers day in 54 different languages for my dad. he cried...
  • Dawn 2012/06/18 15:32:40
    No
    Dawn
    I made my dad my mom's spicy spaghetti she wouldn't give him the recipe to when they broke up. He was pretty excited lol
  • Lanikai 2012/06/18 15:23:40
    Yes, I bought one!
    Lanikai
    For my Father In Law, he is truly awesome.
  • little k 2012/06/18 14:32:51
    Yes, I made one!
    little k
    I also bought one to loved it!
  • hello kitty 2012/06/18 14:30:30
    Yes, I bought one!
    hello kitty
    Haha it was funny...
  • Kyra 2012/06/18 14:25:57
    Yes, I made one!
    Kyra
    My kids and I made a real cute one.
  • John Hall 2012/06/18 12:57:10
    No
    John Hall
    +1
    I would have loved to have bought one for my dad RIP dad .
  • shinedo... John Hall 2012/06/18 13:36:25
    shinedownsevenfold1291998
    I'm sorry...
  • hello k... John Hall 2012/06/18 14:31:49
    hello kitty
    Awww. Im sorry.
  • little k John Hall 2012/06/18 14:34:07
    little k
    Oh sorry.....
  • HendricksMathew 2012/06/18 12:56:33
  • i00wattz 2012/06/18 12:41:44
    Yes, I bought one!
    i00wattz
    yes. my dad.
  • rachel i00wattz 2012/06/18 15:57:45
    rachel
    +1
    Do u enjoy soup
  • i00wattz rachel 2012/06/18 16:19:42
    i00wattz
    sure, soup rocks! why?
  • Alethia 2012/06/18 12:38:04
    Yes, I bought one!
    Alethia
    And I put two pictures in it. Wahlaaa!
  • joshua ben-ami 2012/06/18 11:48:39
    No
    joshua ben-ami
    But as all my father figures have passed on I raised a symbolical toast of a fine single malt from the Highlands to fathers everywhere
  • SilveryRow 2012/06/18 11:44:08
    Yes, I bought one!
    SilveryRow
    Well, actually I sent an ecard on the day and am going to buy a belated one tomorrow, when I'm recovered. Didn't realize it had come around again as it's celebrated on a different day here in Sweden, and I'm not settled in yet!
  • Scott ヶBrony Of PHAETヶ 2012/06/18 11:10:42
    Yes, I bought one!
    Scott ヶBrony Of PHAETヶ
    By someone, you mean my father?
  • me4ever 2012/06/18 10:50:29
    No
    me4ever
    I just bought my dad a cake......I know he loves cake mor than cards lol...my father love gifts that are edible
  • thє вluє wαndєrєr 2012/06/18 10:26:03
  • aksquad 2012/06/18 08:39:46
  • Chukroast 2012/06/18 08:19:39
    No
    Chukroast
    My father died almost 30 years ago.
  • Skye 2012/06/18 07:50:13
    No
    Skye
    :/
  • L1 2012/06/18 06:16:18
    No
    L1
    I don't know any fathers anymore personally. the only I do know stated he didn't want a card, so that's that.
  • Sweetness 2012/06/18 06:06:33
    Yes, I bought one!
    Sweetness
    Yes I did..
  • Vitalani 2012/06/18 05:32:54
    Yes, I bought one!
    Vitalani
    Got my dad a Homer Simpson father's day card. Also pulled off an entire BBQ single handed and went in on a custom bottle of whiskey with my mom for him as well.
  • rachel Vitalani 2012/06/18 15:58:37
    rachel
    ~[]~
  • Vitalani rachel 2012/06/18 21:37:24
  • Hula girl - Friends not Fol... 2012/06/18 05:26:49
    Yes, I bought one!
    Hula girl - Friends not Followers
    And one of these from my furry puppies to their human dad.


    dog 1800 flowers
  • Nikki Zoe Salamander 2012/06/18 05:18:59
    No
    Nikki Zoe Salamander
    +2
    I don't consider anyone but my mom a father.
  • Nazz™ 2012/06/18 05:09:28
    Yes, I bought one!
    Nazz™
    Yeah, I gave one to my step-father. Who's a better one than my actual father, which is a shame :/
  • MlssCue =Go Blue= 2012/06/18 04:33:15
    No
    MlssCue =Go Blue=
    +1
    My Mom had to be both parents. She & the man who helped make me have both passed. I did wish my Mom a Happy Father's Day though :)
  • Kyle 2012/06/18 04:17:33
    No
    Kyle
    +1
    We just went out for wings at Wing Stop.
  • S123 2012/06/18 04:16:50 (edited)
    No
    S123
    +2
    But I sent my dad an Ecard.
  • democoach S123 2012/06/18 05:51:28
    democoach
    +1
    how thoughtful, (not really)

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