World went green for one day – level 2
Ireland forgot about its economic problems and celebrated the day of St Patrick. This year the celebrations were global. 70 monuments like the Pyramids and the Jesus Christ statue in Rio de Janeiro were green too.
Back home, the streets of Dublin were a sea of green as people of all ages celebrated the special day. It was a five day celebration, with 8,000 visitors from around the world.
More than 13 million pints of Guinness were drunk in the world in that one day and Guinness was offering a free visit to its factory for everyone called Patrick.
Interesting words: age (the number of years that somebody has lived), everyone (everybody).
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