March 17th marks an American popular and commercial holiday with roots in the liturgical calendar. The first St. Patrick’s Day Parade in New York City (1848) started and ended at memorials to George Washington and allowed Irish Americans to demonstrate both their love of their heritage and allegiance to their new country. For many today the holiday presents an opportunity for adults to dye their tongues green.
Sure, an’ all, wee Mr. Potato Head® is a registered trademark of Hasbro, Inc., used here under the “satire” provision of the Fair Use doctrine, dontcha know. Mr. Head is a Yank “Baby Boomer,” but clean the paidrín up and he makes a proper little leprechaun.
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