Yes or B.S. Facts About St. Patrick’s Day
Here's some St. Patrick's Day Trivia, you decide: Yes it's true or No it's B.S.!
Here's 10 statements about St. Patrick's Day. Answer Yes or B.S. then scroll down to see if you're correct!
- Americans are expected to drink over a quarter BILLION dollars worth of beer today.
- There are more Irish people in the U.S. than in Ireland.
- St. Patrick was born in Dublin.
- March 17th is St. Patrick's birthday.
- In 2013, the Colorado State Patrol made 486 DUI arrests during St. Patrick's Day weekend.
- Since it's a religious holiday, the bars in Ireland are CLOSED on St. Patrick's Day.
- People in Ireland have been eating corned beef and cabbage on St. Patrick's Day for over a thousand years.
- Boston was the first city to dye a river green for St. Patrick's Day.
- Per capita, Massachusetts has more people with Irish ancestry than any other state.
- Four-leaf clovers aren't actually that rare. Your chances of finding one are about one in a hundred.
- Yes: $255 million
- Yes: The US has about SEVEN TIMES more Irish people than Ireland has.
- B.S. According to historians, he wasn't even Irish.
- B.S. It's the day he DIED..
- Yes: The Colorado Department of Transportation says that nearly 90 law enforcement agencies across the state are planning to step up DUI enforcement through Tuesday.
- B.S. But it WAS true, until 1970.
- B.S. Irish-AMERICANS were the first to eat it on St. Patrick's Day.
- B.S. It was Chicago.
- Yes: 23% of people in Massachusetts have Irish roots.
- B.S. The odds are about one in 10,000.