|Above: Saint Patrick not wearing |
green-wait, you can't see me right?
|Pictured: that time the Irish rebels mis-|
judged their chances against the British.
The rebels used-wait, what? How dare I? It's ok, I'm English too. I'm allowed to call us pasty. Really I'm whatever is most convenient at the time. Like I was saying, the rebels adopted the clover as their symbol. Clovers, like Ireland, are green so that's why everyone wears green on Saint Patrick's Day. Unless of course you forgot, grabbed a blue shirt and then dug up some pedantic, internet-research to justify it.
|Another non-booze related Saint Patrick's day tradition is the shamrock shake.|
It's green and tastes like a combination of mint and centuries of oppression.