OT: Irish blunders

Seán Fitzpatrick grendel.jjf at VERIZON.NET
Wed Nov 18 17:01:42 UTC 2009

Such a common occurrence that one takes no more notice of it when he does it
than if he’d stubbed his toe.  Less, even.


Seán Fitzpatrick

Mais où sont les neiges d'antan?

I blame Global Warming.





-----Original Message-----
From: Joel S. Berson [mailto:Berson at ATT.NET] 
Sent: Tuesday, November 17, 2009 12:54 PM
Subject: Re: OT: Irish blunders


For Irish blunders, one can find Hawthorne reporting in an American

magazine that Jonah Barrington tells a tale of an Irishman cutting

off his own head with a scythe.



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