Top Ten Reasons Why St. Patrick's Day is the Best Day In the Calendar


The Top Ten

1 The best country in the world gets noticed

The whole world turns green for a day! Apart from the dirty Brits, of course. - Puga

You don't mind if the "ugly American idiots" celebrate as well? Even if they have little or no Irish connection? - Billyv

Fun fact: The Irish don't even celebrate so yeah

Yes they do, albeit, it was originally celebrated to a greater extent outside of Ireland, but, today they join on the festivities (is their culture, the world is celebrating, after all ). - clusium

Well America is better leddle - Nateawesomeness

2 The Brits don't get noticed

I think you'll find that every country that was cool enough to be in Britain also has a special day. - PositronWildhawk

They just stay in all day for a cuppa. - Puga

Well America has a bigger holiday,which is the fourth of july - Nateawesomeness

3 Everyone is drunk

Absolutely no exceptions. Everybody has at least four pints. - Puga

Instead of going through the day in their more regular state of stupor? - Billyv

Lucky... - Nateawesomeness

Obviously. - Mrveteran

4 Many people fly to Ireland to see our magnificent parades

And the New York parade is bigger, how? - Martinglez

Nothing is better than a Paddy's day parade. - Puga

5 Because it's usually a sunny day

Mid-March is usually when the sun decides to start showing up again around here. - Puga

It rained in this afternoon in New Jersey, but the sun came out eventually. - Bboymakinwitthefrekfreak

6 Some bars serve free Guinness
7 Because you get a list from Puga every year

At least you get a year to come up with a new list. - Merilille

8 Because almost everyone in Ireland is in the town

The only ones who aren't are the Slavic immigrants. - Puga

9 Because it means more Irish dancing

With background music of Acordion and fiddle. Beauty. - Puga

10 Because we can all have a laugh and a pint

The Contenders

11 Because if you're Irish Catholic, you can take a day off from Lent
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