February 24, 2009
While they celebrate Carnaval down in Rio, Mardi Gras in the Big Easy, and Pancake Tuesday over in Merry Olde England (oh, those Brits! You think I'd eat their cooking even on a holiday??!) -- in Germany they do Fasching. They don't seem to take off their clothes like they do elsewhere. Probably because it's so cold! Hey, maybe this will change with global warming, and we'll get to see semi-naked Germans parading down the streets. Now there's a sobering thought....

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