5 Things You Didn't Know About Easter
Not Just Eggs. Having a fruit cake style dessert filled with apricot jam and topped with marzipan balls may not sound the best, but for the British it is. A lot of people believe that the marzipan is something that symbolizes Jesus and his 12 apostles, this is why it had become a British tradition to add into a cake.
In 2018, Americans were estimated to have spent $18.2 billion on Easter.
The whopping number is the second-highest on record, coming really close to beating 2017. Consumers spent $5.7 billion on food, $3.2 billion on clothes, and $2.9 billion on gifts!
3. A surprising 59% of people eat the ears first.
While 4% start with the feet or tail, the 33% that remain don't have a particular order they always stick to.
4. The White House Easter Egg Roll tradition started in 1878.
It's said that President Rutherford B. Hayes was taking a walk when children approached him asking about a possible Easter egg roll. He loved the idea and it's been a yearly event since then.
5. The Bunny Is German
The idea of the Easter bunny giving candies and eggs is said to have originated in Germany during the middle ages.
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Sunday - 4:30 to 8:30