Re: Fish suppers #general


Sherri Bobish
 

Alexander wrote:
"This is a long standing Roman Catholic tradition of Friday Fast."

Actually, the tradition was not eating meat on Fridays, not fasting. There's
an interesting NPR article on the subject:
http://www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/2012/04/05/150061991/lust-lies-and-empire-the-fishy-tale-behind-eating-fish-on-friday
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As a child in Brooklyn in the 1950's I recall the "fish man" coming around in
his truck every Friday & selling fish to all the housewives.

Regards,

Sherri Bobish
Princeton, NJ

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