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How The Color Green Became A Deadly Bad-Luck Superstition In Racing

In order to avoid pinching on St. Patrick’s Day, you’re supposed to wear green at school, the office, or the horribly overcrowded faux-Irish pub you find yourself in. But at the race track, it’s historically been best to take the pinch—the color green has long been a sign of bad luck in racing, for an old and strange…

How To Cook Some Tasty (For Once!) Cabbage, For St. Patrick's Day

I love St. Patrick's Day. I know it's terribly unfashionable to admit so, but I love it all: I love the wearing of the green, I love the dogs in costume, I love the KISS ME I'M IRISH buttons. Give me a pair of glittered, bobbly shamrocks affixed to a headband and I'm one bonny Irish lass. The green beer? Hell yes.…