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    Hi

    If someone says that they did a mindight gig at X for Paddy's Day does it mean they did it ON this day or one day BEFORE this day?

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    Default Re: for Paddy's Day

    "Midnight gig" means they started playing at 12 midnight, St. Patrick's Day.

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    Would it not mean that the gig started at midnight on St Patrick's Day eve [the night before], since it is for Paddy's Day?

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    Yes, I think this is the only reasonable explanation!

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    Default Re: for Paddy's Day

    Who's celebrating the midnight BEFORE St. Pat's Day?

    St. Pat's Day has a midnight.

    THAT'S when they performed, "fer sure 'n begorra."

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    Default Re: for Paddy's Day

    But if 17 March is your day off, aren't you more likely to have a few Guinesses the night before (so that you can lie in the next day)?

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    Default Re: for Paddy's Day

    Quote Originally Posted by susiedqq View Post
    Who's celebrating the midnight BEFORE St. Pat's Day?

    St. Pat's Day has a midnight.

    THAT'S when they performed, "fer sure 'n begorra."
    Maith bean hein!
    Last edited by bhaisahab; 22-Jan-2009 at 13:18.

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