Eight Eggcellent Easter Facts
- The tallest Easter egg chocolate was made in Italy in 2011. It stood at 10.39 meters and weighed an astounding 7,200 kg
- The term Easter gets its name from Eastre, the Anglo-Saxon goddess who symbolizes the hare and the egg
- The exchange or giving of Easter eggs actually dates back to before Easter and the giving of eggs is actually considered a symbol of rebirth in many cultures
- Every year over 80 million boxed chocolate shell eggs are sold in the UK
- Are you an ears, arms or tail person? Seventy-six per cent of people eat the ears on the chocolate bunny first, 5 per cent go for the feet and 4 per cent for the tail
- There used to be a tradition churches observed that resembled the game of “hot potato.” Here, the priest would toss a hard-boiled egg to one of the choir boys
- The boys would toss the egg amongst themselves and when the clock struck 12, whoever had the egg was the winner and got to keep the egg.
- The exchange or giving of Easter eggs actually dates back to before Easter and the giving of eggs is actually considered a symbol of rebirth in many cultures.
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