Although a food item, eggs are sometimes thrown at houses, cars, or people, generally on Halloween. An egg is a round or oval body laid by the female of many animals consisting of an Ovum surrounded by layers of Membranes and an outer casing which acts to nourish House generally refers to a Shelter or Building that is a Dwelling or place for Habitation by Human beings. Halloween, or Hallowe’en, is a Holiday celebrated on the night of October 31. This act, known commonly as egging in the various English-speaking countries, is a minor form of vandalism. The word Anglosphere describes a concept of a group of Anglophone ( English -speaking nations which share historical political and cultural characteristics rooted Vandalism is the behaviour attributed to the Vandals in respect of Culture: ruthless Destruction or spoiling of anything beautiful or Venerable Therefore, egging is usually a criminal offense and is capable of damaging property (egg whites can degrade certain types of vehicle paint) as well as cause serious eye injury. A misdemeanor, or misdemeanour, in many common law legal systems is a "lesser" criminal act Albumen redirects here For other uses see Albumen (disambiguation. Physical or Chemical injuries of the Eye can be a serious threat to vision if not treated appropriately and in a timely fashion  On Halloween, for example, trick-or-treaters have been known to throw eggs (and sometimes flour) at property or people from whom they received nothing. Flour is a powder made of Cereal grains It is the key ingredient of Bread, which is a staple food in many countries and therefore the availability Eggs are also often thrown in protests, as they are inexpensive and nonlethal, yet at the same time very messy when broken. Welsh politician John Prescott was egged by a rural protestor in 2001, which sparked controversy when he retaliated with a punch. John Leslie Prescott (born 31 May 1938 is a British Labour Party Politician, former Deputy Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, First Year 2001 ( MMI) was a Common year starting on Monday according to the Gregorian calendar. See John Prescott: Contentious events#Fighting with a protester.