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tazmine
12-11-03, 18:35
This was written about Cape Breton, an island on Eastern end of Nova Scotia, but could/would apply to "drunken Irishmen" (I'm of Irish heritage, so I can say that http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/smile.gif ), or "drunken Englishmen (I seem to remember from another post that there are a few here http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/privateeye.gif ), or any other nationality for that matter. Just a bit of fun:

Life and Times in Cape Breton
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > A Cape Bretoner walks into a bar in Halifax, orders three drafts of
> > > > Keith's and sits in the back of the room, drinking a sip out of each
> one
> > > > in turn. When he finishes them, he comes back to the bar and
orders
> > > > three more.
> > > >
> > > > The bartender approaches and tells him "You know, a draft goes flat
> > > > after I draw it, it would taste better if you bought one at a
> time."The
> > > Cape
> > > > Bretoner replies, "Well, you see, I have two brothers. One is in
> > > > Toronto, the other is in Boston, and I'm here in Halifax. When we
all
> > > > left home we promised that we'd drink this way to remember the days
we
> > > > drank together. So I drink one for each o'me brothers and one for
> > > > myself."
> > > >
> > > > The bartender admits that this is a nice custom and leaves it there.
> > > > The Cape Bretoner becomes a regular in the bar and always drinks the
> > > > same way. He orders three pints and drinks them in turn. One day,
he
> > > > comes in and orders two pints. All the other regulars take notice
and
> > > > fall silent.
> > > >
> > > > When he comes back to the bar for the second round, the bartender
> > > > says, "I don't want to intrude on your grief, but I wanted to offer
my
> > > > condolences on your loss."
> > > >
> > > > The Cape Bretoner looks quite puzzled for a moment, then a light
dawns
> > > > and he laughs, "Oh, no, everybody's just fine." He explains. "It's
> just
> > > > that my wife had us join the Church and I had to quit
> drinking.
> > > > Hasn't affected me brothers though."

:D ;)

John Falstaff
12-11-03, 18:39
Yes Tazmine,

(Sometimes) the old ones are the best.

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Which drunken Englishmen did you have in mind!

http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/privateeye.gif http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/wave.gif

tazmine
12-11-03, 18:42
Originally posted by John Falstaff:
Yes Tazmine,

(Sometimes) the old ones are the best.

http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/smile.gif

Which drunken Englishmen did you have in mind!

http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/privateeye.gif http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/wave.gif Hmmmm.... :D http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/wave.gif

chocco
12-11-03, 18:43
LOL Tazmine, Nice one! :D :D

John Falstaff
12-11-03, 18:54
You can't mean me!

:(

I'm 75% Canadian!

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tazmine
12-11-03, 19:31
Originally posted by John Falstaff:
You can't mean me!

:(

I'm 75% Canadian!

http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/tongue.gif Then you certainly qualify, John! :D http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/tongue.gif

Annacia
12-11-03, 20:25
I love it! :D