As the old saying goes "EVERYONE is Irish on St. Patrick's Day". Here's some fun facts about St. Patty's Day, compliments of WalletHub. 

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  • $4.6 billion will be spent on St. Patrick's Day
  • 52.3% of Americans plan to celebrate the day
  • 82% of them plan to wear green
  • $36.5: Average amount St. Patrick’s partiers will spend
  • 70%: Increase in cabbage shipments during St. Patrick’s week
  • 13M: Pints of Guinness will be consumed worldwide on St. Patrick’s Day
  • 4th: St. Patrick's Day's rank among the calendar’s most popular drinking days – behind New Year's Eve, Christmas and the Fourth of July.

Here's more from the WalletHub report.

No matter which way you celebrate, please have a safe and happy St. Patty's Day. And may the luck of the Irish be with you!