St. Patrick’s Day Is Only America’s Fourth Drunkest Holiday, but are you ready?

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If you’re taking St. Patrick’s Day off this Tuesday to go drinkin’, you’re fighting the good fight.

Somehow it turns out St. Patrick’s Day is only America’s FOURTH most popular drinking holiday . . . behind New Year’s Eve, Christmas, and the Fourth of July. Here are five more random stats about the holiday for you to suck down . . .

1. 82.4% of people will wear green this Tuesday.

2. There’s a 70% increase in CABBAGE shipments during the week leading up to the 17th.

3. Irish is the second-most common European ancestry in America, just behind German.

4. Massachusetts and New Hampshire are both more than 20% Irish.

5. And Americans will spend a total of $4.6 billion for the holiday . . . or an average of about $36.50 for every person celebrating.


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