[Dixielandjazz] Re: Fat Tuesday Gigs.
mpotter at mentoneggs.vic.edu.au
Wed Dec 17 11:11:37 PST 2003
Mardi (Tuesday) Gras (Fat)
This is the day before the Fast of Lent starting on Ash Wednesday. During this day they used to have a big "Pig Out" and eat themselves silly before the fast.
This was the origin of Mardi Gras
Slightly different significance in Sydney Australia these days
FR Mick Potter
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>>> Bill Haesler <bhaesler at bigpond.net.au> 12/17/03 10:52 AM >>>
Tell us aliens again.
Wot is Fat Tuesday?
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