Mardi Gras /ˈmɑrdiɡrɑː/, also Fat Tuesday in English, refers to events of the Carnival celebrations, beginning on or after the Epiphany or Kings day and culminating on the day before Ash Wednesday. Mardi Gras is French for "Fat Tuesday," reflecting the practice of the last night of eating richer, fatty foods before the ritual fasting of the Lenten season.Related popular practices are associated with celebrations before the fasting and religious obligations associated with the penitential season of Lent. The date of Fat Tuesday coincides with that of celebrations of Shrove Tuesday, from the word shrive, meaning "confess."
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  • SEO and the Techno-Illiterate

    … To say that the students of my class were all “characters” would be like calling Mardi-gras a little quiet costumed get together. No one in the class was under 40 years old, and most of them had been to rehab at least once in their life, if not in the past 2 years. Regardless they were beaming with enthusiasm at the opportunity that learning how…

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