America, it's St. Paddy's Day because his name was Lá Fheile Pádraig. The stereotypical American is uneducated and ignorant, according to the rest of the world, and those who want to argue that it is Patty and not Paddy are not helping. STOP IT!   

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Here is more on why it is Paddy and not Patty. Some of these may be NSFW. Check out this videos and the link to the website at the end, this will be your ammunition.

Now that we have all learned that it is indeed; Paddy and not Patty, we can sit back and be proud Americans that are not uneducated or ignorant, who are able to embrace other countries traditions.

Now lets have a beer with the President.

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Cheers.