T-shirts and Calculators: Random Facts (Good Friday Edition) by Ekaterina Angert
Today ( Friday 14th) many observe Good Friday, but did you know this crazy facts?
1. Due to its aquatic habitat and behavior, the Catholic Church officially categorized the Beaver as a type of fish, making it acceptable to eat on Good Friday and throughout Lent.
2.During the Great Fire of New Orleans in 1788, priests refused to allow church bells to be rung as fire alarms because it was Good Friday. As a result, 856 buildings burned during the Conflagration.
3.Many parts of Germany ban dancing on Good Friday.
4. In the Philippines, they re-enact the crucifixion on Good Friday by actually nailing people who volunteer to a cross.
5. Ireland bans alcohol sales on Good Friday.