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Why Is Mardi Gras Called Fat Tuesday

Why Is Mardi Gras Called Fat Tuesday

In English tradition, “Fat Tuesday” designates “Shrove Tuesday”. Both terms refer to their counter-parts in French tradition. “Mardi Gras”, “Mardi Gras Season” or the “Carnival Season.” A Carnival season entails religious celebrations beginning from Epiphany, the anniversary day of the Christ’s baptism into a day before Ash Wednesday. From Ash Wednesday onward start the fasting […]

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