From all of us here at TextMinded: Happy Easter!
Here are 5 Weird and Wonderful Facts about Easter to get you through the weekend.
2 | Gækkebreve
In Denmark, the tradition of giving Easter eggs is often linked to so-called ‘gækkebreve’: letters with cryptic verses and intricate cut-outs. If you guess who has sent the gækkebrev, they owe you an Easter egg; if you don’t, you have to give them an egg.
3 | Earless Easter bunnies
76% of people eat the ears on chocolate bunnies first.
4 | Ēostre
Ēostre or Ostara (Old English: Ēastre [æːɑstre]) is a Germanic divinity who is the namesake of the festival of Easter.
5 | Dying chicks
Half of the states in the United States have banned the practice of dyeing chicks for Easter. However, Florida recently overturned the 45-year-old law of preventing the dyeing of animals.