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A Mardi Gras Parade of 13 Food Words
Eat them up before the 40-day fast.
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Have some king cake on us.
How 'Mardi Gras' Got Its Name
You're about to fast for 40 days. Quick: eat everything in the house.
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“Pancake Day.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pancake%20Day. Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.
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