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4 avril 2010 7 04 /04 /avril /2010 20:13

Egg rolling, or an Easter egg roll 

is a traditional game played with eggs at Easter. The versions of this game vary from one country to another, and they are traditionnally played with hard-boiled decorated eggs.

Here's a photo of the White House Egg Rolling...

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/6/6b/Eastern_roll_eggs_in_the_White_House_in_1929.jpg

                   ... in 1929 !                           (1)

 Click on the White^^ House in the background :

you'll get more details on the egg roll tradition.

 

By the way, an "egg roll" or a "pancake roll" is the Americans name of a "spring roll" : it is "a savoury Chinese pancake which is rolled up, filled with small pieces of vegetables and sometimes meat and fried" (from the  Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary online )   

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  (1) Picture from the Public Domain

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