President Reagan (RIP) All women become like their mothers. When it is looked upon as vulgar, it will cease to be popular. anonymous From the Catholic Dictionary: Relics: People who have been going to Mass for so long, they actually know when to sit, kneel, and stand. The Saints of the Welshmen and Scot Are a couple of pitiful pipers, And might just as well go to pot When compared to the patron of vipers: St. Parody attributed to William Maginn "The proper basis for marriage is mutual misunderstanding." Oscar Wilde, Lord Arthur Savile's Crime, 1891 Long ago, when men cursed and beat the ground with sticks, it was called witchcraft. "There's one thing about a late marriage - it doesn't last long." Elderly Irishman on RTÉ talking about Courting in the 1940's. Place three shovels against a wall and ask him to take his pick.
,"Burn everything British," he once advised his Irish countrymen, "except their coal." Jonathan Swift I saw a notice that said "Drink Canada Dry" and I've just started. It's rather that they have a wonderful lack of respect for everything and everybody. I'm always suspicious of games where you're the only ones that play it.
" He said, "Call for reinforcements." "My way of joking is to tell the truth.
it's the funniest joke in the world." George Bernard Shaw.
Hugh Kenner My Father had a profound influence on me, he was a lunatic."It's a conspiracy of silence," he declared, "What do you think I should do? For though she was sweet an'though she was chaste, She was chased all the way through the city.Anonymous Irish verse, circa 1790 Rose Mc Gowan remembers asking Peter O'Toole if there were millions of girls chasing him around the planet after he did Lawrence of Arabia, and he said, "My dear girl, I didn't need movies to do that." A garda recruit was asked during the exam, "What would you do if you had to arrest your own mother?Oscar Wilde There was an old fellow at Trinity Who solved the square root of infinity.But it gave him such fidgets To count up the digits That he dropped Math and took up Divinity Sir Lewis Morris was complaining to Oscar Wilde about the neglect of his poems by the press. Me darlin' was sweet, me darlin' was chaste Faith, an' more's the pity.