A family road trip has been horribly timed with Good Friday, it has been confirmed.

After several hours on the road driving to visit their cousins, the Mclennan family has been told they aren’t allowed to eat any red meat during their lunch stop.

“I know you guys don’t care much about Good Friday. But it’s only one day a year” she says, while pulling into the McDonalds drive through.

“The fillet-o-fish is just as good as any other burger. I’m shouting lunch but you have to eat what I order”

For both relapsed, recovering and practicing Catholics, the Friday before Easter Sunday commemorates the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. The Catholic law of abstinence dictates that Catholics aged 14 and older must refrain from meat on Fridays altogether during Lent, including on Good Friday.

“Good Friday is fucking lame” says youngest son, Jack (17) before receiving a clip over the ear from his dad.

“Ouch! What the hell!” he yells.

“As if you don’t think mum is being lame, dad!”

Mr Mclennan, who is stinging for a Big Mac, bites his tongue and pretends he doesn’t have a problem with it.

In a ironic twist, the entire meal was ordered with thickshakes, which according to commonly held myths, are made from pig fat anyway.


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