Monday, March 17, 2008

Little Known Facts About St. Patrick's Day Too Late for Anyone to Care

  1. St. Patrick was a huge drunk.
  2. No one in Ireland celebrates St. Patrick's Day.
  3. The color green was first associated with St. Patrick when he drove the snakes out of Ireland, except for the green garden variety which he took a shine to.
  4. Guinness is a diet drink.
  5. Shamrocks are poisonous to cats. It's true. Not so lucky now, are they?


Pete said...

My wife also informed me of these yesterday:

Corned beef and cabbage isn't a traditional Irish dish, but instead Irish-American.

Irish believe wearing green is bad luck. Something about green being the color of fairies, who will take offense at any human who dares wearing the color.

S. Craig Renfroe, Jr. said...


You're wife sounds like a wise and informed person.

I, on the other hand, made all my facts up, except for that shamrock one...that's one true...stupid shamrock.