Easter Monday is Dyngus Day! Dyngus (Dingus) Day is Alive and Well in Buffalo NY

Easter Monday is Dyngus Day! Dyngus (Dingus) Day is Alive and Well in Buffalo NY

It appears on everything associated with Poland—from T-shirts, hoodies and caps, to posters, flags and shot glasses. As Poland’s official symbol, it’s among the first things that come to mind when …

4/1/2013 Dyngus Day: In Poland, Easter Monday is known as Wet Easter Monday, when boys try to drench girls with buckets of water, squirt guns, or whatever’s available. In some towns, they use twigs to switch the girls. The tradition has it that if a girl receives a drenching or switching, she will marry within the year.  Click to read more.

4/1/2013 Dyngus Day: In Poland, Easter Monday is known as Wet Easter Monday, when boys try to drench girls with buckets of water, squirt guns, or whatever’s available. In some towns, they use twigs to switch the girls. The tradition has it that if a girl receives a drenching or switching, she will marry within the year. Click to read more.

Buffalo hosts the world's largest Dyngus Day celebration.  For those of you wondering, Dyngus Da

Buffalo hosts the world's largest Dyngus Day celebration. For those of you wondering, Dyngus Da

Athletic Heather 'My First Dyngus Day' Bodysuit - Infant

Athletic Heather 'My First Dyngus Day' Bodysuit - Infant

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Dyngus Day in Buffalo. Always hated my mother coming in to my room and getting me soaking wet that day. <--- heehee

Śmigus-Dyngus (also known as lany poniedziałek, meaning "Wet Monday") is a celebration held on Easter Monday in Poland. It is also observed by Polish diaspora communities, particularly among Polish Americans, who call it Dyngus Day. Similar celebrations are held in the Czech Republic and Slovakia (Oblévačka in Czech, Oblievačka in Slovak, both meaning "Watering") and in Hungary, where it is known as Vízbevető or "Water Plunge Monday"

Śmigus-Dyngus (also known as lany poniedziałek, meaning "Wet Monday") is a celebration held on Easter Monday in Poland. It is also observed by Polish diaspora communities, particularly among Polish Americans, who call it Dyngus Day. Similar celebrations are held in the Czech Republic and Slovakia (Oblévačka in Czech, Oblievačka in Slovak, both meaning "Watering") and in Hungary, where it is known as Vízbevető or "Water Plunge Monday"

Easter Monday Is Smigus Dyngus Day in Poland

Wet Easter Monday in Poland Means Śmigus-Dyngus Day

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