Cześć! Your word for today is… Śmigus-Dyngus!
English: Wet Monday
Pronunciation: Smigus Dingus <ˈɕmigus ˈdɨnɡus>. Hear how you pronounce it here.
Usage: Śmigus-Dyngus, or ‘Wet Monday’, is a celebration held on Easter Monday in Poland and other Eastern European countries, as well as among the Polish diaspora, especially among Polish Americans. Traditionally the celebration involved boys and girls throwing buckets of water at each other and spanking each other with pussy willow branches.
The tradition is still very strong in Poland, so beware – you might get really soaked!
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