A resident of our area was driving home along the Baranduda Boulevard just before Easter this year when, to his amazement, he saw the ‘Easter Bunny’ hopping across the middle of the road.
The man swerved to avoid hitting the rabbit, but unfortunately it jumped right in front of the car. The basket of eggs and chocolates the rabbit was carrying, went flying all over the roadside and footpath.
The driver, being a sensitive man as well as an animal lover, pulled over to the side of the road, and got out to see what had become of the rabbit carrying the basket. Much to his dismay, the colourful rabbit was dead. The driver felt so sad he began to cry.
A woman driving down the highway in the opposite direction saw the man crying on the side of the road and pulled over. She stepped out of her car and asked the man what was wrong. “I feel terrible” he explained, “I accidentally hit the Easter Bunny and killed it… All the local children will be so disappointed… What should I do?”
The woman told the man to stop crying and not to worry. She knew what to do she said and promptly went to her car boot and pulled out a spray can. She walked over to the dead rabbit and sprayed the contents of the can onto the hapless little animal.
Miraculously the Easter Bunny came to life, jumped up, picked up the spilled eggs and chocolates, waved its paw at the two stunned humans and hopped off down the road!
50 metres away the Easter Bunny stopped, turned around again, waved and then hopped off down the road again. Another 50 metres further on, he stopped, turned again, waved, hopped another 50 metres, and then waved again!
The man was astonished. He couldn’t work out what contents could be in the woman’s spray can. He ran over to the woman and asked, “What’s in your spray can? What did you spray on the Easter Bunny?”
The woman turned the can around so that the man could read the fine print on the label. It said:
“Hairspray. Restores life to dead hair. Adds permanent wave”.