Wednesday, 17 March 2010

Happy St Patrick's Day!

I hope you all have a grand day filled with leprechauns and green beer (if you drink enough of the latter, the former is quite likely).

And here, in honour of the day, are some wee Oirish jokes fer ya:

An Englishman, an Irishman and a Scotsman were reading a newspaper article about which nationalities' brains were for sale for transplant purposes. An Irishman's or a Scotsman's brain could be bought for £500 but an Englishman's brain cost £10,000. That proves,' said The Englishman, 'that Englishmen are much cleverer than Irishmen or Scotsmen.' 'No it doesn't,' said The Irishman, 'it just means that an Englishman's brain has never been used.'

Joey-Jim was tooling along the road one fine day when the local policeman, a friend of his, pulled him over. "What's wrong, Seamus?" Joey-Jim asked. "Well didn't ya know, Joey-Jim, that your wife fell out of the car about five miles back?" said Seamus. "Ah, praise the Almighty!" he replied with relief. "I thought I'd gone deaf!"

Two Irishmen, Patrick & Michael, were adrift in a lifeboat following a dramatic escape from a burning freighter. While rummaging through the boat's provisions, Patrick stumbled across an old lamp. Secretly hoping that a genie would appear, he rubbed the lamp vigorously To the amazement of Patrick, a genie came forth. This particular genie, however, stated that he could only deliver one wish, not the standard three. Without giving much thought to the matter, Patrick blurted out, "Make the entire ocean into Guinness Beer!" The genie clapped his hands with a deafening crash, and immediately the entire sea turned into the finest brew ever sampled by mortals. Simultaneously, the genie vanished. Only the gentle lapping of Guinness on the hull broke the stillness as the two men considered their circumstances. Michael looked disgustedly at Patrick whose wish had been granted. After a long, tension-filled moment, he spoke: "Nice going Patrick! Now we're going to have to pee in the boat!

And to end, an Irish blessing for you all:

May joy and peace surround you,

Contentment latch your door,

And happiness be with you now

And bless you evermore.


Damaria Senne said...

LOL. thanks for the chuckle. and happy St patrick's day.

Cam said...

HA HA. Tam, that pic is hilarious!

Turty Tree and a TURD!

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Ruby said...

And happy st.patrick's day to you too hun:)

Being Brazen said...

funny picture.

Happy St pattys day to you too

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DBAWIW said...

Ahhhh, t'ose jokes be grand, they do! T'ank you.

Getting Legless with Lorna said...


My favourite St.Paddie's post of the day!


african down under said...

Cheers! In all senses of the word :)

angel said...

Teehee... Love the second joke!
I forgot to wear green.