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2011-03-09 20:04:09
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Germans eat rich pastries on Fat Tuesday such as Paczki doughnuts.


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February 16, 2010 is Fat Tuesday.

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Fat Tuesday was invented by Mardi Gras.

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Mardi Gras is the original name of Fat Tuesday.

The French word for 'fat Tuesday' is Mardi Gras.

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In means Fat Tuesday. It's kinda odd but its in French so Mardi means Tuesday and Gras means fat. So Fat Tuesday

Shrove Tuesday is known as Mardi Gras or Fat Tuesday in French.

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Fat Tuesday is the day before Ash Wednesday. Which is 40 days before Easter

Shrove Tuesday is also known as Fat Tuesday or Mardi Gras.

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