7 Strange Easter Traditions ...

For many of us Easter is a time of cute bunnies and chicks and a ton of chocolate and candy and for others itโ€™s a festival of incredibly important religious significance that actually starts 40 days before Good Friday on Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent.

Itโ€™s not surprising that many people give up chocolate for Lent knowing they are going to gorge themselves sick over the Easter weekend.

Abstinence followed by abundance is a well known secular practice but here are 7 strange Easter traditions from around the world.

1. Thou Shalt Not Knead the Dough

As if men needed any more excuses to stay out of the kitchen, in Poland #men do not take part in baking the Easter bread because his moustache will turn grey and the dough will fail to rise.