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Old Apr 9th 2009, 10:09 am
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...and they ask me why 'eggs at easter?',

I have no idea,

can someone enlighten me?
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Old Apr 9th 2009, 10:15 am
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Originally Posted by Spugsy View Post
...and they ask me why 'eggs at easter?',

I have no idea,

can someone enlighten me?
thinks its something to do with the resurection/rebirth of some fictional Jewish bloke.
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...and they ask me why 'eggs at easter?',

I have no idea,

can someone enlighten me?
Well, I thought it was to represent the round stone that covered the entrance to Jesus' grave. That's why on Easter Sunday we used to roll painted eggs down a hill ?
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Well, I thought it was to represent the round stone that covered the entrance to Jesus' grave. That's why on Easter Sunday we used to roll painted eggs down a hill ?
um i think to do with the rebirth, egg, hatch, new life and all that

Total marketing scam again like Valentines Day, have you seen the price of the easter eggs here, 3 times the price of Europe. Madness, but of course we will buy for our kids....
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Originally Posted by Spugsy View Post
...and they ask me why 'eggs at easter?',

I have no idea,

can someone enlighten me?
um cadbury's cream eggs, my fav.
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Thought it was some Cad from Bury who saw an opening and decided to fill it with chocolate.
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Old Apr 9th 2009, 10:35 am
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Well, I thought it was to represent the round stone that covered the entrance to Jesus' grave. That's why on Easter Sunday we used to roll painted eggs down a hill ?

yup all to do with rolling stone being removed and the resurrection and missing persons report, grew into egg rolling which grew into yet another disgusting excuse for rampant capitalism at the cost of our health and possibly souls.


and no i'm not some kind of liberal lefty, i'm just sick of the ****ing consumer fest that is the modern world
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Old Apr 9th 2009, 10:36 am
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Originally Posted by annacarna View Post
um cadbury's cream eggs, my fav.
aye I got a buttons one the other day, gerrin.
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yup all to do with rolling stone being removed and the resurrection and missing persons report, grew into egg rolling which grew into yet another disgusting excuse for rampant capitalism at the cost of our health and possibly souls.


and no i'm not some kind of liberal lefty, i'm just sick of the ****ing consumer fest that is the modern world
Serious? that's where it came from??
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Christians (well, the Romans back in the day) hijacked another pagan festival - this time the spring fertility one. Probably. Bit like Christmas and trees.
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Originally Posted by annacarna View Post
um cadbury's cream eggs, my fav.

oh yum pass me some more Tartrazine, Quinoline Yellow, Sunset Yellow, Carmoisine, Ponceau and Allura Red please, i just cant get enough and 1 just isnt enough.

Cadburys cream eggs contain all of the so called "Southampton six" you really dont want to be eating that shite
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oh yum pass me some more Tartrazine, Quinoline Yellow, Sunset Yellow, Carmoisine, Ponceau and Allura Red please, i just cant get enough and 1 just isnt enough.

Cadburys cream eggs contain all of the so called "Southampton six" you really dont want to be eating that shite
lol i love that shite!
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Also there is the symbolism of the Easter Bunny - which commemorates the Virgin Mary's fondness for her rabbit.....
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Originally Posted by Spugsy View Post
Serious? that's where it came from??
Don't be so gullible, Spugsy. Its got nothing to do with rolling stones.

Easter eggs are specially decorated eggs given to celebrate the Easter holiday or springtime. The egg was a symbol of the rebirth of the earth in Pagan celebrations of spring and was adopted by early Christians as a symbol of the rebirth of Jesus after the crucifction.

Bought six choco eggs today, none costing more than Dhs10...one included two remarkable model chickens for the kiddies.
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Also there is the symbolism of the Easter Bunny - which commemorates the Virgin Mary's fondness for her rabbit.....
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