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Happy Pats Day, Everyone!

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by Steph Dawe, Mar 16, 2006.

  1. Today's the day we honour our very special Pats.

    I saw mine today; upon wishing him a Happy Pats Day he put on an awful Irish accent and told me he forgot to put on his green socks this morning.

    Truly one of a kind.
  2. canopener


    Sep 15, 2003
    Isle of Lucy
    An Aussie doing an Irish accent? Wouldn't the world explode?
  3. I'm gonna have Oaxacan food for lunch with a friend tomorrow. I don't think they'll be dying the molé green. :p
  4. Loads of Irish went to Australia, y'know. The Irish accent was a huge influence on the way they talk there, the same way that Chicago accents are heavily Slavic-inflected or Utah/Minnesota ones are heavily Norse.
  5. canopener


    Sep 15, 2003
    Isle of Lucy
    Of course, I just made a bad joke...
  6. mmmmm.... Guiness :D
  7. Represent. I get to go out tonight and witness the madness first hand. 4,000 people arrested last year. Put that in context with our population... that's mad.

    But sher, we've never been the classiest nation, and Paddy's Day is the best excuse for a piss-up there is. Feck it, maybe I'll join 'em!

    Happy Paddy's Day everyone!
  8. DougP


    Sep 4, 2001
    Happy St Patricks everyone.

    someone pass me a Guinness.
  9. john turner

    john turner You don't want to do that. Trust me. Staff Member

    Mar 14, 2000
    atlanta ga

    (dances around like a fool) :hyper:
  10. Tony G

    Tony G

    Jan 20, 2006
    I'm taking the afternoon off to go irish pub hopping with some guys in my band. Should be a great day!
  11. Ah yes. The descendants from the land of saints and scholars all are we! :cool:

    I can't wait to make another trip there to the old sod! :hyper:

    Everyone's Irish today!

    Happy St. Pat's to all.

    Big hug to Stephanie for starting this thread. ;)

    Peter McFerrin, very good post on the accents. :cool:

  12. spectorbass83


    Jun 6, 2005
    Yes happy St.Pats day indeed. Unfortunately I am not gonna be able to enjoy the festivities and green beer - I am sick and on antibiotics :mad:
  13. SnoMan

    SnoMan Words Words Words

    Jan 27, 2001
    Charleston, WV

    I'm not letting that stop me!

    I'm recovering from what may be the flu that I've had since tuesday and my band has a big show tonight :D

    I'm just hoping I don't die on stage....
  14. Lazylion

    Lazylion Goin ahead on wit my bad self!

    Jan 25, 2006
    Frederick MD USA
    Our sales manager, Patrick, came in wearing a kilt today! He assures me that the Irish wear kilts too. Is this true?
    I do know one thing.. it's a fine day to try out some of that Smithwick's beer! Right after work!

    I'm not Irish, I'm just a fan, but my kids got 1/4 Irish from their mom's side.

    Everybody drive careful tonight.
  15. Vorago

    Vorago (((o)))

    Jul 17, 2003
    Antwerp, Belgium
    guess what happens at the same date? :ninja:

    I didn't check the birthday list this morning, sorry :oops:

    Mike ;)
  17. d8g3jdh

    d8g3jdh Guest

    Aug 9, 2005
    Tonight is going to be wild. I hope.

    MAJOR METAL The Beagle Father Supporting Member

    Happy Feast of Saint Patrick to all , be safe ! :)
  19. Vorago

    Vorago (((o)))

    Jul 17, 2003
    Antwerp, Belgium

    I'd bet, bastards :D

    Lá Fhéile Pádraig and Beannacht Lá Fhéile Pádraig!

    no clue what that means btw

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