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Bless Pat

Posted by ESC on July 06, 2009 at 01:53

In Reply to: Bless Pat posted by Victoria S Dennis on July 05, 2009 at 22:31:

: : What is the origin of the phrase "Bless Pat"? - my grandmother use to say it as an expression of surprise

: An invocation of the Blessed St Patrick? Was she Irish? (VSD)

My West Virginia relatives used to say that too. They were everything but Irish. St. Pat is a pretty good guess.