Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Day 50 Mardi Gras-Someone Needs to Tell Tuesday

It's Mardi Gras--Fat Tuesday.  I hope you had a great one!

"Look, someone needs to tell Tuesday how FAT he's getting.  There won't be any room on the calendar for us!"

And now for a little French lesson:

  le mardi gras (literally, "fat Tuesday")

 Les couleurs de mardi gras ~ Mardi gras colors

Mardi gras has three official colors:

le violet   purple (justice)

l'or   gold (power)

le vert   green (faith)

Mardi gras' slogan is "Let the good times roll," which is translated literally into French as Laissez les bons temps rouler.

les jours de la semaine:  days of the week

   lundi   Monday
   mardi   Tuesday
   mercredi   Wednesday
   jeudi   Thursday
   vendredi   Friday
   samedi   Saturday
   dimanche   Sunday

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