Friday, February 27, 2009

Sun rises in East, experts say

On the "water runs downhill, two sources with knowledge of the situation told the Eagle-Beacon-Democrat on condition of anonymity" front, this just in from a rather Catholic enclave to the east*:

According to the Catholic Encyclopedia, Ash Wednesday marks the first day of the Lenten fast on the Christian calendar.

Not to be rude, but -- do you suppose we could place Lent on the ecclesiastical sked without having to attribute it?*** Perhaps by taking (gasp) a little authority on ourselves?

* Not Hamtramck; that'd be southeast.**
** And very much worth honoring for the Fat Tuesday tradition of paczki. Nom nom nom.
*** On the bright side, at least it isn't Wikipedia.

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