Friday, March 17, 2006

Some facts for St. Patrick's Day

(Crossposted from The Gypsy Librarian)

A Happy St. Patrick's Day to readers everywhere. In the United States, there is a long tradition of celebrating the holiday of the Irish patron saint. It is not only a Catholic holiday, but it has become a day for people of Irish heritage to celebrate their heritage. The Census Bureau has a page of facts for the holiday here. One of the facts you will find at the Census Bureau's page:

  • 93.3 million: Number of people who reportedly planned to wear green last St. Patrick’s Day.
By the way, I am one of those who is wearing a little green today. Other resources of intest include:

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