Abused Tradition Alert!
Just in from News.com.au:
POLISH police said an elderly woman had fallen victim to an increasingly rowdy tradition in which revellers throw water at each other in the streets on Easter Monday.
The 74-year-old died of a heart attack after apparently being drenched...
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I unwillingly 'participated' in this tradition a couple of years ago on a train leaving a small city near Warsaw called 'Teresin.' I was drenched by a bucket of water tossed at me as I entered the train. No harm, but it seems to have lost its roots since I was a 30+ year old man!