Yesterday was Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent. Lent is a time where you sacrifice something for the next forty days leading up to Easter.

According to Open Bible

, after tracking tweets on twitter, here are the top twenty things given up for Lent.

  1. School
  2. Chocolate
  3. Twitter
  4. Social Media
  5. Alcohol
  6. Swearing
  7. Soda
  8. Sweets
  9. Fast Food
  10. College
  11. Coffee
  12. You
  13. Lent
  14. Homework
  15. Meat
  16. Sex
  17. Junk Food
  18. Bread
  19. Pizza
  20.  Chips


What I found interesting was Facebook came in at number 21. People just can't give up their Facebook! Starbucks came in at number 27, and marijuana came in at 42.

You can see the full list at Open Bible! What did you give up for Lent?