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Phrase of the Day #167 August 28, 2007

Posted by Rambling Man in Say it like it is.

A bit of Irish wisdom ….

Health and a long life to you.
Land without rent to you.
A child every year to you.
And if you can’t go to heaven,
May you at least die in Ireland.



1. laurie - August 28, 2007

it’s that “a child every year to you” that makes it truly irish….

2. Rambling Man - August 28, 2007

yeah i was just thinking that. not literally i think … but then again the woman across the road from my moms had 23 kids – she was pregnant for 23 years !

3. Bock the Robber - August 28, 2007

One of my Aran friends has a drinking salute: Bod mór agus bás in Éireann!

4. Rambling Man - August 29, 2007

nice one – i think i’ll have to use that one.

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