Tuesday, Having Long Been Tormented For Its Heftiness, Gets Its Annual Day In The Sun

Happy Fat Tuesday! I dare you to call it that to its face!

The Return of the Modern Philosopher

Fat Tuesday Tomorrow is Ash Wednesday, which marks the beginning of Lent.  That means that today is Mardi Gras aka Fat Tuesday.  This is the one day out of 365 (366 if it’s a leap year) that Tuesday gets a little respect and is the (positive) focus of attention.

The rest of the year, it’s all about taunting, fat jokes, wet willies, and wedgies.  How many times has Tuesday had to get someone to climb the flag pole to retrieve its boxers?  “Too many to count,” Tuesday replied with a drunken chuckle via Skype from New Orleans.  “The other days of the week are pretty relentless when it comes to running my drawers up the pole.  I’ve never understood it, and I’ve just come to accept it as a way of life…and now I buy boxers in bulk”

Why do the other days of the week harass him so mercilessly?  “I think Wednesday started…

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About Austin

Native New Yorker who's fled to the quiet life in Maine. I write movies, root for the Yankees, and shovel lots of snow.
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2 Responses to Tuesday, Having Long Been Tormented For Its Heftiness, Gets Its Annual Day In The Sun

  1. Aussa Lorens says:

    I had no idea it was fat tuesday until someone pointed it out to me on Twitter. Woops.
    PS Tuesdays really are the worst day…

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