Wednesday, 4 April 2007

Young Brits ignorant about Easter

While millions happily munch on chocolate eggs and enjoy a long weekend this Easter, many Brits have no idea what the holiday is about, according to new research.

And the survey showed that youngsters, who particularly enjoy gobbling up Easter eggs, are especially ignorant of the story.

One-in-six 16 to 24-year-olds (15 per cent) know nothing about Good Friday, the commemoration of Jesus' crucifixion.

And 10 per cent are in the dark about Easter Sunday which marks Jesus' resurrection. Read more

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