Sunday, April 5, 2015

Fact of the Day: Easter Bunny

The origin of the Easter Bunny dates back to at least 1682. There was a story that mentioned the tradition of a hare bringing children easter eggs in the Germanic countries. 

16 comments:

Dixie@dcrelief said...

Yeah, and it was pretty hairy in the stores today!

Mary Kirkland said...

What a cute picture. It is a really strange tradition. Bunny bringing colored eggs and chocolate bunnies. lol

Joy said...

Fun tradition for the children, but not the true meaning of Easter?

Kay said...

So that's where that came from? Oh wow!

Bob Bushell said...

So, it was a hare, not a rabbit.

Margaret D said...

So it was the hare that did it!

Pat Hatt said...

Easter bunny is getting up there in age haha

stephen Hayes said...

Didn't know it was a German tradition.

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

It's always fun to learn about where traditions stem from.

Christine said...

interesting, good to know.

DEZMOND said...

in Slavic ones too

Al Penwasser said...

And then they ate him.
Well, they WERE Germans.

Kati said...

Yeah, heard of that!

-Kati

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

Awesome to know!

Gloria Baker said...

Nice to know!
Happy Easter Adam!

Cloudia said...

Have a chocolate day Adam!


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