In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, you get a dose of Irish humor. It would have been posted on Saturday, the actual St. Paddy’s day, but I’m still a little green around the gills, and just recovering from a Guinness hangover. 😉
When the Irish say that St. Patrick chased the snakes out of Ireland, what they don’t tell you is that he was the only one who saw any snakes!
His wife had been killed in an accident and the police were questioning Finnegan. “Did she say anything before she died?” asked the sergeant. “She spoke without interruption for about forty years,” said the Finnegan.
Pat and Kieran were getting ready to go on a camping trip. The first one said “I’m taking along a gallon of whiskey just in case of rattlesnake bites. What are you taking?” The other one said “Two rattlesnakes!”
Seamus do you understand French, I do if its spoken in Irish
Two farmers were driving their tractor down the middle of a country road. A car comes around the corner brakes hard to avoid them, skids, tumbles twice and lands in a field. Jimmy says to Eamonn, It’s just as well we got out of that field.
Two drunks coming home, stumbled up the country road in the dark. “Faith, Mike, we’ve stumbled into the graveyard and here’s the stone of a man lived to the age of 103!” “Glory be, Patrick and was it anybody we knew?” “No, ’twas someone named ‘Miles from Dublin’!”
Twas the Irish what invented the pipes, you know, and they gave them to the Scots as a joke. And you Scots haven’t gotten the joke yet!!”
One night I was chatting with my Mum about how she had changed as a mother from the first child to the last. She told me she had mellowed a lot over the years: “When your oldest sister coughed or sneezed, I called the ambulance. When your youngest brother swallowed a penny, I just told him it was coming out of his allowance.”
I just got lost in thought. It was unfamiliar territory.
42.7 Percent of all statistics are made up on the spot.
99 percent of lawyers give the rest a bad name.
If at first you don’t succeed, then skydiving isn’t for you.
Honk if you love peace and quiet.
Remember, half the people you know are below average.
Atheism is a non-prophet organization.
He who laughs last thinks slowest.
The early bird may get the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese.
I intend to live forever – so far so good.
Borrow money from a pessimist – they don’t expect it back.
If Barbie is so popular, why do you have to buy her friends?
Support bacteria – they’re the only culture some people have.
Love may be blind but marriage is a real eye-opener.
If at first you don’t succeed, destroy all evidence that you tried.
Experience is something you don’t get until just after you need it.
For every action there is an equal and opposite criticism.
Bills travel through the mail at twice the speed of cheques.
No one is listening until you make a mistake.
Success always occurs in private and failure in full view.
The hardness of butter is directly proportional to the softness of the bread.
To steal ideas from one person is plagiarism; to steal from many is research.
I’ll be back on Wednesday with the regularly scheduled A To Z Challenge – X. I X-pect to see you there.
Each player shall furnish his own equipment
for play, normally one club and two balls.
Play on course must be approved by the owner
of the hole.
Unlike outdoor golf, the object is to get
the club in the hole and keep the balls out.
For most effective play, the club should
have a firm shaft. Course owners are permitted
to check shaft stiffness before play begins.
Course owners reserve the right to restrict
club length to avoid damage to the hole.
Object of the game is to take as many
strokes as necessary. When the owner is
satisfied, the play is complete. Failure to
do so may result in being denied permission
to play again.
It is considered bad form to begin playing
the hole immediately upon arrival.
Experienced players will normally take time to
admire the entire course, paying special
attention to well formed mounds and bunkers.
Players are cautioned not to mention other
courses they have played or are currently
playing, to the owner of the course being played.
Upset owners have been known to damage players
equipment for this reason.
Players are encouraged to have proper rain
gear, just in case.
Players should not assume that the course
is in shape to play at all times. Players may be
embarrassed if they find the course temporarily
under repair. Players are advised to be extremely
tactful in this situation. More advanced players
will find alternate means of play when this is
Players should assume their match has been
properly scheduled, particularly when playing a
new course for the first time. Previous players
have been known to become irate if they discover
someone else is playing what they considered a
The owner of the course is responsible for
the pruning of any bushes, which may reduce the
visibility of the hole.
Players are strongly advised to get the
owner’s permission before attempting to play the
Slow play is encouraged, however, players
should be prepared to proceed at a quicker pace
at the owners request.
It is considered an outstanding performance,
if time permitting, to play the same hole several
times in one match.