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Shrove Tuesday, when pancakes are traditionally eaten.
- ‘Children got in the mood for Pancake Day at a half-term holiday club.’
- ‘Today, Tuesday, February 8th is Shrove Tuesday or Pancake Day as it is often referred to.’
- ‘So, as today is Shrove Tuesday, or Pancake Day, I shall try to assist you in not making lumpy batter or burning down your kitchens.’
- ‘The nursery manager said the children enjoyed their Pancake Day and the staff made sure none of the pancakes went to waste.’
- ‘We can't risk a similar outcry over Easter like the kind we had on Pancake Day.’
- ‘AS WE look forward to Pancake Day, we take a look back at celebrations of the festival in the past in York.’
- ‘In January Pancake Day came early, but the pancakes all disappeared!’
- ‘Britain isn't the only country that has a Pancake Day.’
- ‘Around 21 million hens are living in battery cages in the UK and consumers are being urged to make sure this year's Pancake Day is welfare-friendly.’
- ‘The Rotary Club of Waterford will host a Pancake Day Afternoon tea for Senior Citizens on Shrove Tuesday, February 8.’
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