A word fast is a period of time (day, week, etc) where you commit to "No TV, no Internet, no talking or singing, no books or writing unless on sacred or spiritual topics. "Answer Question
I hadno idea it was a pagan thing, though.
I can see how that would come as a surprise, but if you think about it, it probably shouldn't. Easter, after all, is based on Pagan celebrations of birth and spring, and the idea of sacrifice isn't trade-marked by Christians, either - many religions of many cultures have felt the need to appease the gods or curry favor by offering sacrifices, whether bloody or otherwise.
Answer by jsbenkert at 7:04 PM on Feb. 11, 2013
Answer by Ballad at 7:16 PM on Feb. 11, 2013
Answer by anime_mom619 at 9:33 PM on Feb. 11, 2013
Sure. It's called a nap.
Answer by beeky at 7:12 AM on Feb. 12, 2013