An Englishman, a Frenchman and an Irishman were in a pub talking about their
'My son was born on St George's
Day, 'remarked the Englishman, 'So we obviously decided to call him George.'
a real coincidence', observed the Frenchman', My daughter was born on
Day, so we decided to call her Valentine.'
really incredible', drawled the Irishman, 'Exactly the same thing happened with my son Pancake.'
Footnote: In the United Kingdom we have a 'Pancake Day',
otherwise known as Shrove Tuesday. This marks the start of lent.
During lent one is supposed to fast, hence a day of eating up all the eggs
prior to 40 days of deprivation. Unlike St Patrick's day which is
always on March 17th, Pancake day varies in line with Easter.
beloved Pauline always adds sultanas to his deluxe pancakes, thus distinguishing them from crêpes.
Two Irishmen hired an open cockpit aeroplane to fly over Dublin on St Patrick's Day. As they were
winging their way through the air, O'Toole turned to his friend, Murphy and said, 'Murphy, I'm going to fly upside down.'
'Begorrah, O'Toole', shouted Murphy, 'don't do that, we'll fall out.'
'No we won't,' responded O'Toole, 'I'll still talk to you.'
In the end, there are only two things to worry about: either you are well or you are sick. When you're well, there is nothing to worry about. But if you're sick, then there are two things to worry
about: either you get well or you will die. When you get well, there is nothing to worry about. But when you die, then there are two things to worry about: either you'll go to heaven or you'll go to
hell. When you go to heaven, there is nothing to worry about. But when you go to hell, you'll be so damn busy shaking hands with friends, you won't have time to worry! SO WHY WORRY!?!
An American called Sylvester was driving in Ireland, and had more and
more trouble with his car boiling over, so he stopped at a country cottage.
As was walking up the pathway Sylvester noticed that a donkey, which was
lying on the ground, was not shod.
Anyway, Sylvester knocked at door and an Irishwoman came out. He said,
'My car has boiled over could you let me have some water please? And
by the way Do you Know that your donkey over there has no shoes on?
'I know that', replied the woman replied, 'To be sure he's not up yet.'