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March 17

Not everyone wore "Kiss me I'm Irish" pins back in the day or drank green beer. When America despised the Irish

This Day in History:

461 Saint Patrick dies
St. Patrick’s Day Myths Debunked

American Revolution
1776 British evacuate Boston

1834 Auto pioneer Gottlieb Daimler born

Civil War
1863 Battle of Kelly’s Ford, Virginia

Cold War
1990 Lithuania rejects Soviet demand to renounce its independence

2011 Clark pleads guilty in Yale grad student slaying

1906 Earthquakes kill more than 1,200 in Taiwan

General Interest
1762 First St. Patrick’s Day parade

1776 The British evacuate Boston

More at This Day in History

Happy St. Patrick's Day!



I being part Protestant Irish would not be found dead either in Blue or Green on March 17th. Thanks for posting the Facts about St. Patrick's Day Kathy. Has anyone ever found corned pork?


Corned Pork is TERRIBLE (at least the Military version)
Tongue Glasses


For your own health, save the orange for folks for whom orange is a state of being:

Oompa oompa doobaddy morn
only thing i like corned
is my corn.

Ommpa Oompa doobaddy nurse
corned pork really seems worse.

Man, that was the most awful movie for kids. Willy Wonka was rude and downright crazy. And you know what else? Those Oompa Loopas were very self righteous.

Oompa Loompa doom-pa-dee-do
I have another puzzle for you
Oompa Loompa doom-pa-da-dee
If you are wise you'll listen to me
What do you get from a glut of TV?
A pain in the neck and an IQ of three
Why don't you try simply reading a book?
Or can you just not bear to look?

You'll get no... you'll get no... you'll get no commercials.

I'M REALLY SORRY, I'M NOT TRYING to be political. But I saw this picture with my ommpa search and thought it was too funny.