Happy St.Urho's day! by wirez

Happy St.Urho's day!

wirez

8 March 2014 at 18:23:19 MST

Happy Saint Urho's day everyone!

who the hell is St. Urho you ask? Why he's a patron saint of Finland, in days of yore the farms of Finland were over run by a plague of grasshoppers, and the people faced starvation. A Noble Knight Urho donned his armour of god, and a pitchfork (presumably also 'of god' ) and drove the grasshoppers from the land, (presumably into Sweden) and the people were saved!

actually he was invented in 1950 by a bunch of Minnesota Finns who got tired of getting the business from the Irish on st patties day, so they came up with a ' get piss drunk day' of their own. :-)

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    Urho shops at Ames!

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      Only the best!

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    you killed grasshopper!

    V.

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      only theatrically! the tips were blunted and all OSHA safety measures were taken, and a professional bonded and certified stunt grasshopper was cast for the roll. ;-)

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        I mean 'role'...well either way works...(derp)