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I'm Irish, but could not wait until St. Pat's day
Old 07-09-2007, 12:36 PM   #1
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I'm Irish, but could not wait until St. Pat's day

Being Irish means...

* you will never play professional basketball

* you swear very well

* at least one of your cousins holds political office

* you think you sing very well

* you have no idea how to make a long story short

* you are very good at playing a lot of very bad golf

* there isn't a huge difference between losing your temper and killing someone

* much of your food was boiled

* you have never hit your head on the ceiling

* you spent a good portion of your childhood kneeling

* you're strangely poetic after a few beers

* you're poetic a lot

* you will be punched for no good reason...a lot

* some punches directed at you are legacies from past generations

* your sister will punch you because your brother punched her

* many of your sisters are Catherine, Elizabeth or Mary...and one is Mary
Catherine Elizabeth

* someone in your family is incredibly cheap

* it is more than likely you

* you don't know the words but that doesn't stop you from singing

* you can't wait for the other guy to stop talking so you can start talking

* "Irish Stew" is the euphemism for "boiled leftovers from the fridge"

* you're not nearly as funny as you think you are, but what you lack in

talent, you make up for in frequency

* there wasn't a huge difference between your last wake and your last kegger
party

* you are, or know someone, named "Murph"

* if you don't know Murph, then you know "Mac"

* if you don't know Murph or Mac, then you know "Sully"

* you'll probably also know Sully McMurphy

* you are genetically incapable of keeping a secret

* your parents were on a first name basis with everyone at the local emergency room

and last but not least... Being Irish means...

* your attention span is so short that---oh, forget it.
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Old 07-09-2007, 01:39 PM   #2
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There is nothing better than an Irish wake .
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Old 07-09-2007, 06:24 PM   #3
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Or.....that you come from a country ranked near the top for quality of life, and which in 2004 was fourth richest per capita.

Although I don't know how to make a long story short, I have never been punched yet!

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Dang! I must be at least half Irish and I didn't know it.
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