Monthly Trivia: February

by: Lili Pad

February

February comes from the Latin word Februarius (Februare) meaning to “purify” or “expiate.” In ancient Rome, Februarius was the “Month of Purification”. Great festivities were held to reestablish the empire’s focus on righteous living.

Flower

Violet is the flower of the month of February. It symbolizes faithfulness, humility and chastity.

Famous People:

1.    Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino
2.    Kris Aquino
3.    Anne Curtis
4.    Maricel Soriano
5.    Harry Styles
6.    Shakira
7.    Ashton Kutcher
8.    Jennifer Aniston
9.    Michael Jackson

Birthstone

Amethyst is the birthstone of this month. It is associated with spirituality, wisdom, sobriety, and security. Amethyst is the purple variety of the mineral quartz and is a popular gemstone.
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