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Wednesday, March 08, 2006

St. Patrick's Day Season?

Has anyone else seen the Guinness ads encouraging viewers to celebrate St. Patrick's Day Season? Since when did Ol' St. Paddy's day become a season? It's bad enough that every March 17th some folks invoke the Apostle of Ireland's name when getting sloshed (don't get me wrong: I'm all in favor of drinking up to, and maybe even a tad beyond, the point of hilarity). Now they are being encouraged to do so for a season.

Sounds like a commercial stunt to me. This is almost as bad as celebrating Christmas in September.

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