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St. Patrick’s Day, Leprechauns and Human Folly

Image courtesy of jpmpinmontreal on Flickr.

Image courtesy of jpmpinmontreal on Flickr.

So it’s the wearin’ of the green time again.  In the United States (which in the 18th century took a religious holiday and turned it into a green phenomenon) it’s when everyone claims Irish ancestry for the day.  Just look around and see all things Irish today: green bagels, green beer, green cupcakes and even a green Chicago River. Continue reading