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Dublin Airport issues St. Patrick's Day plea for proper spelling

You're saying and spelling it wrong.
By Kate Stanton   |   March 17, 2014 at 9:35 PM   |   Comments

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March 17 (UPI) -- In the spirit of St. Patrick's Day, Dublin Airport issued a helpful fogra (Gaelic for "notice") to English-speaking revelers in the U.S. and Canada -- Don't call it "St. Patty's Day."

The shortened form of Patrick, is "Paddy," not "Patty," a popular nickname for Patricia.

“Please share this simple message with your friends and relations in the United States and Canada,” the airport's Facebook message read. “Using the power of your network, hopefully we can banish the scourge of St Patty once and for all.”

They also made a video about it:

[H/TThe Week]

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