YouTube Celebrity Marina Orlova Gets Hot For Words Like Amor, Matchmaker and Date

The Internet's Sexiest Philologist Helps Singles in New Online Dating Venture

Jan 13, 2010, 08:55 ET from Avalanche, LLC

MIAMI BEACH, Fla., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading online dating websites (, (, and (, have partnered with the Sexiest Single Geek on the Internet, HotforWords' Marina Orlova, for a unique Valentine's Day campaign that ends in a date with the celebrity philologist. Orlova will add relationship advisor to her impressive resume through a series of online dating videos that will appear online in January. Marina will also debut videos on her HotforWords website and YouTube page, which has received more than 270 million views since launch, featuring the etymology of the words Amor, Matchmaker and Date.

The campaign culminates with Marina going on a blind date on the most romantic night of the year, Valentine's Day. Launched on January 4th, one lucky member of, and will be eligible to win an expense paid weekend in Los Angeles and a date with Marina. It's free to enter the contest at and a winner will be selected on February 7, 2010.

Marina Orlova, originally from Moscow, was voted the Sexiest philologist in the World by New Yorker Magazine. With two degrees in philology, Marina has a virtual classroom of more than 280,000+ YouTube subscribers who tune in daily to learn the meanings and origins of words. Not only is Marina one of the most watched women on the Internet, she is also a published author ("Hot for Words", HarperCollins).

About Avalanche, LLC
Avalanche operates several leading online dating websites, including, and launched on Valentine's Day 1997 and has become one of the world's most popular dating websites. First started as a Bulletin Board System in 1986, is the oldest online dating site. It was acquired by Avalanche in 2006 and targets those singles seeking serious relationships., launched in 2007, is a rapidly growing destination for Hispanic singles. Avalanche hosts more than 10 million members worldwide, with the sites adding over 100,000 members each month. Additional information is available at

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