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Super Fat Tuesday

Filed under: Politics,Religion — Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , — Paddy Wallbouncer @ 8:05 am 2008 February 5

As if we needed another excuse to drink. Today is the day before Ash Wednesday, also known as Fat Tuesday or Mardi Gras. Catholics say it’s the last chance to have a good sinning with food, drink, and debauchery before their 40 day fast begins –ending on Easter Sunday. It’s a pretty easy fast. You get to eat pretty much anything you want, anytime you want, except for Fridays when you can’t eat meat. You get to replace your protein fix with fish. It’s not like Ramadan, where you don’t get to eat for a full month while the sun is shining.

The Muslim fast is probably better for (more…)