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Shrove Tuesday

Anyone else slaving over a hot stove, churning out pancakes this evening?
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Yes! I am done, kitchen is now closed.

Kids had ice cream and chocolate sauce on theirs and I had lemon on mine. I feel like a stuffed pig.
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Old 05.03.2019, 20:25
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No, don't do pancakes unless they come ready made. And didn't even know it was Shrove Tuesday.
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Next Sunday here.

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Old 05.03.2019, 20:42
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And didn't even know it was Shrove Tuesday.
I donīt even know what Shrove Tuesday is (will go and google it)
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I donīt even know what Shrove Tuesday is (will go and google it)
Seems to be the slightly duller British cousin of carnival time over here on the continent.
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Old 05.03.2019, 20:57
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"Fastnachtsdienstag".
The day before "Aschermittwoch"

Those days I stay out of town and keep the tv off ..... if you know what I mean
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"Fastnachtsdienstag".
The day before "Aschermittwoch"

Those days I stay out of town and keep the tv off ..... if you know what I mean
Ash Wednesday is NEXT week around here, just saying.

Fat Saturday is this Saturday (the 9th), just saying.

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Ash Wednesday is NEXT week around here, just saying.

Fat Saturday is this Saturday (the 9th), just saying.

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Does that mean there’s a shorter Lent in the Ticino?
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Old 05.03.2019, 22:01
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Depends on the town.

We are Ambrosian, neighbors Roman, so, yes, shorter lent, but 6 weeks of Advent!

Also parts of northern Italy are Ambrosian, in particular Milan.



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Rice pudding for you, then.

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