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7 St. Patrick’s Day Myths, Symbols and Facts Explained

By carolyncastiglia |

St. Patrick’s Day is a time to celebrate Irish culture, which most Americans do by wearing green and drinking beer. But there’s more to St. Patrick’s Day than standing outside in the freezing March wind for a parade and then puking on your shoes. So for your edification, here are 7 of the interesting myths, symbols and facts surrounding St. Patrick’s Day explained:

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7 St. Patrick's Day Myths, Symbols and Facts Explained

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  1. I can’t wait for St. Patrick’s Day, I already ordered my Irish costume and I’m ready to drink green beer and call in sick tomorrow! Check out Amazon for really good deals, that’s where I got my stuff for this year:

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