For Byzantine Lent
We thought we'd pass on this e-mail joke submitted by our friend -- and virtual bishop! -- Jean-Miche, who sent us:
Thanks for lightening the mood, Jean.
a 20 year-old joke of the great Maldon monastery (Essex)
Q: What are the two most appropriate vegetables to eat during Lent?
A: Peas and lettuce, because:
In peas, lettuce pray unto the Lord.
(source : Vasili)