It’s always fun to get a little perspective on whatever the holiday du jour might be. Of course, today is Good Friday, but it’s all leading up to that weird day when rabbits lay eggs and Episcopalians can finally say Alleluia in church again. So here’s some fun facts on The Pagan origins of Easter . I’m gonna go dye some Grade A Large White.
Edited to Add on 7/19/05: Evidently the etymology of “Easter” is more complicated than what I assumed (see Wikipedia on Easter)