Thursday, March 17, 2011

An Irish Factoid: The Wearing O' The... Orange

Just a little blurby today on something I learned not so long ago.  Technically, becuase my Irish roots have a Protestant base, I should wear orange on St. Patty's day, instead of green.  Protestants generally supported William of Orange, hence the assocation.  However, I usually don't get the chance to explain that before getting pinched, so I wear the green.  Plus, good luck finding an orange St. Patty's Day shirt in Ohio.  A random fun Irish history / genealogy page for to poke around today, if you're Irish, or even if you're just feeling Irish today:

1 comment:

Winter said...

Heheh, this was one of my favorite songs growing up...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gqN7kCfOOpw&feature=related

irish rovers = good stuff.

~anticipa~