Friday, April 6, 2012

Dingus Day or Wet Monday (Polish Śmigus-Dingus or lany poniedziałek) is the name for Easter Monday in Poland.

In Poland, Hungary, Slovakia, and the Czech Republic boys awake girls by pouring a bucket of water on their head and striking them about the legs with long thin twigs or switches made from willow, birch or decorated tree branches.

The earliest documented records of Dingus Day in Poland are from the 15th century.

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