What with today being Fat Tuesday, tomorrow is obviously Ash Wednesday -- the day Catholics around the world will be marked with a cross of black ash on their foreheads, to remain there the rest of the day.

Ash Wednesday begins the season of Lent, the 40-day penitential period before Easter when Christians celebrate Christ's resurrection from the dead.

Now that you are understanding of this particular religious tradition and its basis, I'm imploring you -- for your own good and to spare the discomfort of others -- to please not be "THAT Guy" on Ash Wednesday.

I once embarrassed the hell out of myself many years ago when I alerted a person whom I didn't even know that they had "some dirt on their face."


Don't be THAT guy.

This has been a friendly public service announcement from Todd E. Lyons, Esquire and 94.5 KATS.

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