Owen Jones is Leading Britain's Conversation
14 February 2017, 16:10
Why don’t heart shapes really look like hearts?
Why don't heart shapes really look like hearts?
Qualification: Read a book called medieval Arms and Armour of Europe
Answer: The valentine’s day hear shape we have now used to appear on armour and clothing and the shape was meant to signify the woman’s buttocks and waste. The humps of the heart used to be underneath.
Qualification: Saw it on Facebook
Answer: Two regular hearts stitched together and smoothed over a bit to make it look less grisly. It’s basically a rough approximation of what two hearts sewed together might look like.
James: I thought it was meant to look like buttocks?