RE: Happy Ascension Day (*nudge* *nudge* *wink* *wink*)

From: Frank Prengel (
Date: Thu Jun 01 2000 - 09:38:31 MDT

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Amara Graps
> Today is YET ANOTHER religious state holiday in dem Land
> Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany.

And in Bavaria, too, as well as in other Laendern :)

> Instead, in Baden-Wuerttemberg, the fathers
> traditionally celebrate
> their special day with their male friends
> (drinking beer, trading
> fishing stories, and so forth).

Not only the fathers. Actually, most men in general take the
opportunity to have a beer or two (or three, or...)

> YOW. You fellows transformed a state religious
> holiday into a state
> *male-bonding* holiday ! I'm truly impressed.

What's worse - drinking or religion? :)

> P.S.S.S.. Can I celebrate too?

Sure. Just go and find a Biergarten or any other suitable

Greetings from Munich,

(abstaining from drinking lots of beer, usually)

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