Saint Patrick's Day

What is Saint Patrick's Day?


1.

A day when you gather around a keg of Guinness and drink like there's no tomorrow.

Bill Lumbergh: "Yeah, and I'd like to remind you that tomorrow is St. Patrick's Day, so if you'd like to, you can go ahead and come to work...uh...shit-faced. Yeah, that'd be greeaat."

See Nick D

2.

St Patrick's day is held on March 17th.

It is the date that Saint Patrick died. Saint Patrick is the man who is said to have introduced the catholic religion to Ireland. He tried to explain "the trinity" (3 people in the one god) with a three leafed plant called a shamrock. Hence the shamrock has significance for the day. Originally the day was important only in Ireland but because of the large numbers of Irish people who emigrated abroad and the colorfulness of the celebration the tradition spread around the world.

In Ireland St. Patrick's day is celebrated with a parade of floats, bands and marchers in each towns main street. Unfortunately because of the time of the year it invariably rains on the day.

See Greg

3.

one of the better holidays, where people who aren't even irishpretend to be, and everyone gets drunk.

On Saint Patrick's Day, we all wore green hats and drank whiskey

4.

March 17th

two days after the Ides of March

In americathis Holiday is a.k.a. the "Wearin o' the Green" day.

It's a day for parades that celebrate Ireland or being of Irish heritage.

Some pubs dye ther beer or anything else green with food coloring. It is too bad because Certain foods, like eggs, when dyed green, look incredibly puke-inducing.

see cinco de mayo

This Beertastes good, (hiccup) let's just hope Erin goes bra-less!

5.

An incredibly annoying time when Americans forget that they're American and run around trying desperately to out-Irish each other with needlessly gaudy green clothing exacerbated by their all-too-often overweight frames. This time is made all the worse by the perceived need to drink as much imitation Guiness, vomit on aforementioned green clothing then try to kiss strangers and get punched for your trouble.

"Kiss me, I'm Irish and it's Saint Patrick's Day". "You're still fat and ugly, so the answer's still No".

See day, saint, patty

6.

A day for all of ireland to get pissed

It's Saint Patrick's Day, time for a drink

See ireland, paddies, irish, pissed up, alcohol

7.

The feast day of the patron saint of ireland. Great because you get off school and/or work (in Ireland at least) and you have an excuse to swear a lot, drink a lot and be patriotic to the emerald isle. The parades are brilliant craicand remember to wear green... =]

Stupid if you're not actually irish, only pretending. You're not irish if your great great great granny emigrated from dublin in 1709. =

"Are ye coming down to the Saint Patrick's Day parade in Cork?"

"Aye, what's it got for me?"

"Drink, girls and a load o' craic"

See ireland, bank holiday


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