!!

Guests can now post!

Welcome to Intelligent Answers.  As a guest, you are now able to post a question, subject to getting through our spam-bot filters.  However, if you want to answer any questions, you will need to register.  Thanks for visting!  (BTW - guests cannot post links, and if you post spam, we will block your IP and report you to every spam protection site we can find - we work hard to keep this site spam free for the benefit and enjoyment of our members!)

Author Topic: Why is St Patrick's Day so popular over here in comparison with the good old...  (Read 3100 times)

Offline Hiheels

  • Founder member, in the naughty corner for smoking in the café.
  • Founder
  • Chancellor
  • *
  • Thank You
  • -Given: 123
  • -Receive: 82
  • Posts: 5060
  • Helpfulness: 677
  • Yes, yes, very nice. Now put it away.
...resounding ignore that Sts David, George and Andrew get?

Offline redslap

  • Founder member and IA's official taster - cheese a speciality.
  • Founder
  • Student - A Level
  • *
  • Thank You
  • -Given: 1
  • -Receive: 0
  • Posts: 442
  • Helpfulness: 17
  • Still Breathing, that's good, right?
Clearly it's the focus on boozing... Guinness, mmmmmm!

I'd rather drink guinness than eat a leek, slay a dragon or chow down on a thistle...

Offline Hiheels

  • Founder member, in the naughty corner for smoking in the café.
  • Founder
  • Chancellor
  • *
  • Thank You
  • -Given: 123
  • -Receive: 82
  • Posts: 5060
  • Helpfulness: 677
  • Yes, yes, very nice. Now put it away.
You could be on to something there...who's the patron saint of chocolate?

Offline vultan

  • Wench master.
  • Student - Level 3
  • *
  • Thank You
  • -Given: 0
  • -Receive: 0
  • Posts: 116
  • Helpfulness: 14
  • I wonder who the real cannibals are...
It's been imported by the Americans, like the modern way we 'celebrate' Halloween.

Offline redslap

  • Founder member and IA's official taster - cheese a speciality.
  • Founder
  • Student - A Level
  • *
  • Thank You
  • -Given: 1
  • -Receive: 0
  • Posts: 442
  • Helpfulness: 17
  • Still Breathing, that's good, right?
You could be on to something there...who's the patron saint of chocolate?

http://saints.sqpn.com/patrons-of-confectioners/

According to this site there is no specific patron saint of chocolate, but there are four for confectioners.

Offline Hiheels

  • Founder member, in the naughty corner for smoking in the café.
  • Founder
  • Chancellor
  • *
  • Thank You
  • -Given: 123
  • -Receive: 82
  • Posts: 5060
  • Helpfulness: 677
  • Yes, yes, very nice. Now put it away.
Ooh confectioner's custard..yum!

I'd nail my colours to any of their masts.

Offline high1971

  • Student - Level 2
  • *
  • Thank You
  • -Given: 0
  • -Receive: 0
  • Posts: 68
  • Helpfulness: 2
have you ever been to ireland
give them a reason to celibrate and they will take it
most irish will celibrate the fact that it is wednesday so they can have a party
what better reason can there be to get friendly and have a good time with people