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

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

- 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 has 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.

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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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