by K.B. Owen
Happy St. Patrick’s Day, everyone! In honor of the holiday, here are:
4 Signs that it’s St. Patrick’s Day and NOT the Zombie Apocalypse:
1. Things are green that shouldn’t be.
Green beer, green bagels…even green water in the White House fountain:
2. Kilts. Ever seen a zombie wearing one, in any movie or t.v. show? Me neither.
But…David Tennant knows how to rock a kilt:
…and here’s another cute guy in one (you’re welcome):
3. Bagpipes. Okay, I’ll give you this one: the sound of bagpipes could possibly be mistaken for that of screaming zombie victims. On the other hand, a formidable bagpipe marching band might drive back the zombie horde. Here’s a clip from:
Westchester Country Police Bagpipers, St Patrick’s Day Parade, NY, 2012 – just to give you an idea.
On the subject of bagpipes, here are a couple of riddles, courtesy of AHA Jokes:
Q. What’s the difference between a bagpipe and an onion?
A. No one cries when you chop up a bagpipe.
Q. What’s one thing you never hear people say?
A. Oh, that’s the bagpipe player’s Porsche.
4. Dancing the jig. Duh, we all know that zombies shuffle, right? Speaking of shuffling, here’s late-night host Conan O’Brien, “learning” some Irish step dancing:
Whatever you do to celebrate St. Pat’s Day, have fun! And remember:
Any other signs I’ve missed? I’d love to hear from you.
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Posted by Kathy Owen (aka K.B. Owen). Kathy is a
recovering former English professor with a PhD in 19th century British literature. She is a mom to three boys and working on Book 4 in the Concordia Wells series of historical cozy mysteries. Her twitter handle is @kbowenwriter, or you can connect with her on her Facebook page.
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