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Mar 11, 2013 08:03 AM

It's "St. Paddy's"

There's a new (to me) pull down menu at the top, under the CHOW logo. It says "St. Patty's Recipes".

I'm neither Irish nor Catholic, but I believe the nickname for St. Patrick is St. Paddy.

Then again, I say panino when there is only one sandwich involved, so maybe I'm too picky.

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  1. I think you have a good point. Patty is the diminutive for Patricia.

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    1. re: SnackHappy

      He was lucky enough that his health plan covered "gender" reassignment surgery...

    2. You are 100% right! Thanks for noticing this obvious error. Sort of makes you question the authenticity of the recipes themselves.

      You made me look (made me buy a penny book!)So, ruebens and corned beef, but no shepherds pie? Faith and begorah!

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      1. re: coll

        Coll - you must have missed the recent thread on the Home Cooking board where Jewish deli, pasta, Swiss cheese, nachos and hummus were among the recommended "Irish" dishes.

        1. re: EM23

          I'm off to look for it right now, I could use a laugh!

      2. Alcachofa is right - it should be "St. Paddy's", Chowhound Team.
        I have several cousins named Patrick, and if you ever called one of them Patty, well…

        1. Thanks so much for mentioning this. I may never have noticed it otherwise. I'm always looking for recipes for St. Patrick's day.

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          1. re: conniemcd

            Apparently, on Chow you'll find recipes for St. Patricia's Day!

            1. re: squid kun

              Great one! I love Caity Weaver.