Wattpad's most popular Valentine's Day reading searches are a strange lesson in modern romance

Wattpad’s most popular Valentine’s Day reading searches are a strange lesson in modern romance

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It’s Valentine’s Day and we hope you are celebrating with your one true love — a great book, of course!

Whether you’re single or celebrating the holiday with your swiped-right boo thang, we hope you take the time to cozy up with a great story.

To help put a literary perspective on Valentine’s Day, Wattpad, an online community of readers and writers, combed through its database to figure out what each U.S. state most desired in the weeks preceding the holiday, based on the 30 most popular search terms in the ‘romance’ category during the Jan. 1 through Jan. 30 time period. Read more…

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Wattpad’s most popular Valentine’s Day reading searches are a strange lesson in modern romance

Marmite is banning 'bae' from its personalized jars in time for Valentine's Day

Marmite is banning ‘bae’ from its personalized jars in time for Valentine’s Day

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LONDON — It’s that time of year again: Valentine’s Day. As lovers everywhere gear up to whisper sweet — and corny — nothings, Britain’s best-loved spread has decided to wade in and shut down the cringe-fest. Marmite has banned pet names “bae,” “snookums” and “baby cakes” from its personalised jars, to the relief of everyone

A survey of 2,000 UK adults, carried out by One Poll and cited in a statement from Marmite, found that “bae,” “snookums” and “baby cakes” are the country’s top three most-hated terms of endearment. Bizarrely, the least-hated names included “honey,” “sweetness” and “treacle,” gaining only 1.8% of the vote Read more…

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Marmite is banning ‘bae’ from its personalized jars in time for Valentine’s Day

Judd Apatow's Netflix series, 'Love,' gets premiere date, teaser

Judd Apatow’s Netflix series, ‘Love,’ gets premiere date, teaser

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Love will be in the air in February, and not just because of Valentine’s Day.

Netflix announced Monday that Judd Apatow’s new 10-part comedy series — titled Love — will premiere on the streaming platform Feb. 19.

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Though the first trailer isn’t too flashy, the show promises to provide
an “excruciatingly honest take on modern relationships.”

According to Netflix’s description, the series follows nice guy Gus (Paul Rust) and wild-child Mickey (Gillian Jacobs) “as they navigate the exhilarations and humiliations of intimacy, commitment, love and other things they were hoping to avoid.” Read more…

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