Originally Posted by SizzlininIN
never heard of it before. Is it celebrated in IN or IL? Above all what the heck is it a day to eat anything and everything fatty?
Fat Tuesday is the Tuesday before Ash Wednesday, which is the beginning of Lent.
Fat Tuesday is the last chance for people to have a good time and to use up perishables such as butter, lard and other fats before they have to sacrifice for Lent.