A very true St. Patrick's day storySeveral years ago, I was in a math class on St. Patrick's day sitting near two girls of the "large hair" persuasion. They were talking back and forth about how much they were going to party that evening, then they turned to me and asked me what I was planning on doing.
"Oh, I'll probably just stay at home and drink some Guinness."
They both stare at me with confused doe-eyes. "What's Guinness?"
"It's an Irish beer."
"Is it green?"
"... Uh no. It's black."
At that point one girl excitedly turns to the other and says "Ohmuhgod! Did you know that Irish people don't actually drink green beer?"
"Are you serious? What color is their beer??"
"It's the same color as ours!"
At this point I turned around shaking my head...