well, I'm not actually allergic to chocolates, but about 95% of chocolates in boxes contain dairy, which is Very Bad for me. and I'm not actually allergic to flowers, but any flower with a scent or a lot of pollen makes me sneeze copiously. And it wouldn't have sounded as good to say "Valentine's day is a bit crap when you're lactose intolerant and have perennial rhinitis".
Truly amazing link of the day, courtesy of lilairen: Pencil carving. Actual carving of pencils. Without breaking the leads, even. You should see From p.125 of "Gyakusetsu Ronrigaku" and Sidewards expansion even if you don't have time to go through them all.