The things you learn over the Xmas Dinner Table.

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This Christmas, as I've done in the past, I went to my sister's house for dinner. It's a nice little trip from Brooklyn to Mahopac and she lives in a comfortable little house that's on top of a small hill. We sat down to dinner and my brother in law, who is full blooded Irish, unlike me and my sister, who are one quarter Irish related a story about their trip to Ireland. They visited a town where St. Nicholas (Father Christmas/Santa Claus) is said to be buried. I didn't even know that's where his final resting place was..

Checked it out today.

Father Christmas 'buried in Ireland' - Telegraph

Well what do you know..

:eusa_whistle:
 
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Yesterday I learned that Mt. Everest is the home to a species of spider (the jumping spider).

omG.

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[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7cyQeMK4qbE]NAT Mt Everest spider - YouTube[/ame]

Kewl.
 

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This Christmas, as I've done in the past, I went to my sister's house for dinner. It's a nice little trip from Brooklyn to Mahopac and she lives in a comfortable little house that's on top of a small hill. We sat down to dinner and my brother in law, who is full blooded Irish, unlike me and my sister, who are one quarter Irish related a story about their trip to Ireland. They visited a town where St. Nicholas (Father Christmas/Santa Claus) is said to be buried. I didn't even know that's where his final resting place was..

Checked it out today.

Father Christmas 'buried in Ireland' - Telegraph

Well what do you know..

:eusa_whistle:
All the best Saints either are Irish or wanted to be.

proof?

How many Saints does America celebrate?

3

St. Nick
St. Valentine
and
say it with me
St. Patrick

2 Irish and 1 ginny

Not bad, not bad.
 
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This Christmas, as I've done in the past, I went to my sister's house for dinner. It's a nice little trip from Brooklyn to Mahopac and she lives in a comfortable little house that's on top of a small hill. We sat down to dinner and my brother in law, who is full blooded Irish, unlike me and my sister, who are one quarter Irish related a story about their trip to Ireland. They visited a town where St. Nicholas (Father Christmas/Santa Claus) is said to be buried. I didn't even know that's where his final resting place was..

Checked it out today.

Father Christmas 'buried in Ireland' - Telegraph

Well what do you know..

:eusa_whistle:
All the best Saints either are Irish or wanted to be.

proof?

How many Saints does America celebrate?

3

St. Nick
St. Valentine
and
say it with me
St. Patrick

2 Irish and 1 ginny

Not bad, not bad.
My sister loved Ireland.

She wants to retire there.
 

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This Christmas, as I've done in the past, I went to my sister's house for dinner. It's a nice little trip from Brooklyn to Mahopac and she lives in a comfortable little house that's on top of a small hill. We sat down to dinner and my brother in law, who is full blooded Irish, unlike me and my sister, who are one quarter Irish related a story about their trip to Ireland. They visited a town where St. Nicholas (Father Christmas/Santa Claus) is said to be buried. I didn't even know that's where his final resting place was..

Checked it out today.

Father Christmas 'buried in Ireland' - Telegraph

Well what do you know..

:eusa_whistle:
Except St. Nicholas is buried in Bari, Italy and partially in Venice :)

the researcher might believe whatever he wishes, but this is yet one more example of the revisionism in history based just on desire without any proof.

as for me - I don't care. Bari is a s far from where I live as is Ireland :D
But the burial in Bari is confirmed both from the Catholic and Orthodox side and the issue was hot in 1087 when the remains were seized :D
 
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This Christmas, as I've done in the past, I went to my sister's house for dinner. It's a nice little trip from Brooklyn to Mahopac and she lives in a comfortable little house that's on top of a small hill. We sat down to dinner and my brother in law, who is full blooded Irish, unlike me and my sister, who are one quarter Irish related a story about their trip to Ireland. They visited a town where St. Nicholas (Father Christmas/Santa Claus) is said to be buried. I didn't even know that's where his final resting place was..

Checked it out today.

Father Christmas 'buried in Ireland' - Telegraph

Well what do you know..

:eusa_whistle:
All the best Saints either are Irish or wanted to be.

proof?

How many Saints does America celebrate?

3

St. Nick
St. Valentine
and
say it with me
St. Patrick

2 Irish and 1 ginny

Not bad, not bad.
St Nick is Greek, not Irish :D
 

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Santa is not dead! He stopped by my house just yesterday.
 

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This Christmas, as I've done in the past, I went to my sister's house for dinner. It's a nice little trip from Brooklyn to Mahopac and she lives in a comfortable little house that's on top of a small hill. We sat down to dinner and my brother in law, who is full blooded Irish, unlike me and my sister, who are one quarter Irish related a story about their trip to Ireland. They visited a town where St. Nicholas (Father Christmas/Santa Claus) is said to be buried. I didn't even know that's where his final resting place was..

Checked it out today.

Father Christmas 'buried in Ireland' - Telegraph

Well what do you know..

:eusa_whistle:
I know the Irish I grew up around liked to head-butt guys....just walk up and BAM outta nowhere. :booze:
 

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