HAPPY ST. PATRICKS DAY!!!(game)

All you have to do is post random, interesting facts about St. Patricks Day. Or if you want,(preferably) you can post funny gifs or pics about St. Pattys Day! Just have fun with it!!1!!1
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    1. St. Patrick (Patricius in Latin) was not born in Ireland, but in Britain.
    2. Irish brigands kidnapped St. Patrick at 16 and brought him to Ireland. He was sold as a slave in the county of Antrim and served in bondage for six years until he escaped to Gaul, in present-day France. He later returned to his parents' home in Britain, where he had a vision that he would preach to the Irish. After 14 years of study, Patrick returned to Ireland, where he built churches and spread the Christian faith for some 30 years.
    3. In the United States, it's customary to wear green on St. Patrick's Day. But in Ireland the color was long considered to be unlucky.
    4. Today New York's St. Patrick's Day parade is the longest running civilian parade in the world. This year nearly three million spectators are expected to watch the spectacle and some 150,000 participants plan to march.
    5. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 34 million United States residents claim Irish ancestry, or nearly ten times the entire population of Ireland today, which stands at 3.9 million. Among U.S. ethnic groups, the number of Irish-Americans in the U.S. is second only to the number of German-Americans.
    6. Chicago is famous for dyeing the Chicago River green on St. Patrick's Day. The tradition began in 1962, when a pipe fitters union—with the permission of the mayor—poured a hundred pounds (45 kilograms) of green vegetable dye into the river. (On the job, the workers often use colored dyes to track illegal sewage dumping.) Today only 40 pounds (18 kilograms) of dye are used, enough to turn the river green for several hours.
    7. Guinness stout, first brewed by Arthur Guinness in Dublin, Ireland, in 1759, has become synonymous with Ireland and Irish bars. According to the company's Web site, 1,883,200,000 (that's 1.9 billion) pints of Guinness are consumed around the world every year.
    I think that's about it. I'll post more when I find them.

    It's also spelled Paddy in Ireland, so think on that :)
    - Bekenel March 17, 2011, 1:22 pm
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    Well, it was my birth due date on St Patrick's day but I was two days late:/ Also, my great grandfather was born on St Patrick's day and his name was actually Patrick O'Reilly and, he was Irish Lol Don't get much more Irish than that!! :D

    interesting!i lieks it!
    - lordliz1 March 17, 2011, 10:48 am
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    Well. Idk about interesting but I do know you just lost the game.

    who, me?
    - lordliz1 March 17, 2011, 11:02 am
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    Here have some pictures.

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    • ember
    • March 17, 2011, 12:25 pm
    haha funny
    - lordliz1 March 18, 2011, 10:29 am
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