Why is fat tuesday called by that name?

Answer Fat Tuesday's meaning refers to the event of butchering and eating a fattened calf on the last day of the celebration of Carnival, which is the day before the season of Lent.Name OriginThe holiday ... Read More »

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What was AIDS called before it got that name?

In 1981, when acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) first appeared in the U.S., it was linked almost exclusively to gay men. Early names for AIDS included gay compromise syndrome, gay-related ... Read More »

What is the name Catholics use for Fat Tuesday?

Although the day before Lent is commonly called "Fat Tuesday," or "Mardi Gras," the more traditional name (in the English-speaking world, at least) is "Shrove Tuesday." This name comes from the ver... Read More »

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