Why do people get pinched on Saint Patrick?

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Why do people get pinched on Saint Patrick's Day if they do not wear green?

It's thought that the pinching started in the early 1700s, about the time that awareness of St. Patrick's as a holiday came to the fore, too, in Boston, in the Massachusetts c

What do people say Saint Patrick did?

He drove all the snakes out of Ireland. Roman Catholic Answer Indeed, he did. St. Patrick converted the entire island of Ireland to the Catholic religion, the "snakes" is

Why do people wear green on Saint Patrick?

There are two reasons why people wear green on Saint Patrick's day.One is because green in one of the colors in the Irish flag, theother reason is Ireland is known as the emer

Why do people pinch?

Some people pinch to vent their frustration. This is normally thecase in young children as they might pinch or hit to express anger.

What was Saint Patrick?

Patrick was a bishop and missionary. St. Patrick was a bishop and missionary to Ireland.

How do the people in Ireland celebrate Saint Patricks Day?

One answer is we don't , it's a holiday so we'd enjoy a 'drink' or 10 . In years gone by, people would wear a sprig of shamrock on their clothes for the day , go to mass, go t