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The Last Nerd

St Patrick’s Day: When Myth and Legend Morph Into Commercialism

The stories behind the sea of green

A puppy wearing a green St Patrick’s Day hat
Image by Mitzi Mandel from Pixabay

There’s nothing like celebrating the anniversary of a death in style.

There’s no time for somber reflection when a sea of green permeates everything — from shamrocks, leprechauns, all the way to merry cheer and green beer.

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Sandi Parsons

Sandi Parsons

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Sandi Parsons lives & breathes stories as a reader, writer, and storyteller📚 Kidlit specialist, dipping her toes in the big kid’s pool.