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Shrove Tuesday

What are the origins of this day?

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Shrove Tuesday is actually the day before Lent begins, the day before Ash Wednesday. It is a day of preparation for Lent. Today it is often known as Pancake Day.¬†Shrove comes from the old word ‘shrive’, which means to confess the things you have done […]