Ten Amazing Birthday Card Facts You Never Knew You Didn’t Know

You want the facts? YOU CANT HANDLE THE FACTS!

You want the facts? YOU CANT HANDLE THE FACTS!

Every day, we are inundated with facts about greetings cards, whether it’s constantly on the TV or radio, headline news or simply just your brain spewing new greetings card facts into your head like vomit into a pit of despair. We thought we should take some time to filter out some of that crap and replace it with some Hard Hitting Greetings Card Facts. So here you go:

  1. Over 11,566 birthday cards are sent worldwide each year
  2. The Earth is the only known planet on which inhabitants send each other birthday cards
  3. If you stood 384,400,001 one metre high birthday cards on top of each other, end to end, it would stretch slightly further than the moon when the moon is at an average distance
  4. Elephants don’t send each other birthday cards, even if it’s a ‘milestone’ birthday such as 18, 21, 30, 37, etc.
  5. The plural of birthday card is ‘birthday cards’
  6. The first birthday card ever sent was in 1957
  7. Don’t get angry if you did’t get as many cards for your birthday as you’d hoped. Statistically, not many people do.
  8. Evidence suggests that kissing the envelope before posting a birthday card makes the world a slightly better place
  9. The worlds most popular birthday card, unsurprisingly, pictures a ninja fighting a giant pigeon whilst trying to butter toast
  10. Birthday cards kick ass
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