Before Spring was called Spring, it was called Lent in Old English. In the 14th century, the time of year was called “springing time”—because the plants were “springing” from the ground. In the 15th century this shortened to “spring-time,” and then, in the 16th century, to just “spring.”
Many early civilizations celebrated spring for the simple reason that their food supplies would soon be back.
The word “season” comes from the Old French word “seison”, meaning “sowing or planting”. This itself came from the Latin word “sationem” meaning “sowing”.
According to a study, couples are most likely to break up in spring and two weeks before Christmas. The least likely breakup time is Christmas Day and August to October.
Children grow faster during the Spring because there tends to be more plentiful and varied food.
The average temperature for spring is 45.68°F across the world.
Sense of smell is heightened in the spring since there is more moisture in the air.
Spring is often called the start of the pollen season, but in reality some pollen types release as early as January.
The legend of the Easter Bunny is thought to have originated among German Lutherans, where the ‘Easter Hare’ judged whether children had been good or bad in the time before Easter.
The earliest known use of the term ‘spring-cleaning’ was in 1857.