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Pancake Tuesday (Shrove Tuesday) 02/12/2013

Are you partaking?

by Anonymousreply 702/09/2013

Pancake (Shrove) Tuesday rocks! IHOP used to celebrate it by giving out a free stack on this day before Ash Wednesday but in recent years has moved it back a week and turned it into a charity event. But this frees the holiday from coercion, and allows us again to celebrate it in the traditional way which includes racing with a pan holding a pancake or better, racing with a plate with a stack of pancakes held aloft.

by Anonymousreply 102/09/2013

finally the Christians do something right.

by Anonymousreply 202/09/2013

You would say that, eldergay / R2 / religioid.

by Anonymousreply 302/09/2013

Pancakes go right to the hips. Won't touch them. They are as unhealthy as potato chips.

by Anonymousreply 402/09/2013

My mom, who is from Lancaster, PA, made fastnacht for us when we were kids, on Shrove Tuesday. They're like a potato doughnut and we loved them.

by Anonymousreply 502/09/2013

One of the polling places in my neighborhood is at a church. When a recent election fell on Shrove Tues, the church staff made pancakes for the volunteer pollworkers.

by Anonymousreply 602/09/2013

Begnets and Daiquiris are what make the day before Ash Wednesday memorable, lightweights.

Nobody showed their tits or dick for a pancake.

Not even if they were Pancakes Barbara.

by Anonymousreply 702/09/2013
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