Irish Wit: Jokes, Toasts and Sayings from Ireland

Irish Wit: Jokes, Toasts and Sayings from Ireland

by Desmond MacHale
     
 

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Best-selling and highly popular book on Irish Wit & Humor. The Irish have a reputation of being the wittiest people on earth and when you read this book you will soon see why. These are the quotes that are humorous or display the wit that gives a chuckle. Serious thought is not allowed (well you may, if you like). A 100 per cent Irish wit compilation.'It was the

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Best-selling and highly popular book on Irish Wit & Humor. The Irish have a reputation of being the wittiest people on earth and when you read this book you will soon see why. These are the quotes that are humorous or display the wit that gives a chuckle. Serious thought is not allowed (well you may, if you like). A 100 per cent Irish wit compilation.'It was the perfect Irish marriage - she didn't want to and he couldn't.' - Spike Milligan. Irish Wit takes the best of Wilde, Swift, Shaw, Behan, Milligan and many more to bring you the finest of Irish wit, humour and wisdom. “I’m an atheist, thank God.” Dave Allen “You know it is summer in Ireland when the rain gets warmer.” Hal Roach “There are over 30 words in the Irish language which are the equivalent to the Spanish ‘mañana’. But somehow none of them conveys the same sense of urgency.” Patrick Kavanagh

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781856359078
Publisher:
Mercier Press, Limited, The
Publication date:
01/28/2004
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
934,710
File size:
508 KB

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Best-selling and highly popular book on Irish Wit & Humor. The Irish have a reputation of being the wittiest people on earth and when you read this book you will soon see why. These are the quotes that are humorous or display the wit that gives a chuckle. Serious thought is not allowed (well you may, if you like). A 100 per cent Irish wit compilation.'It was the perfect Irish marriage - she didn't want to and he couldn't.' - Spike Milligan. Irish Wit takes the best of Wilde, Swift, Shaw, Behan, Milligan and many more to bring you the finest of Irish wit, humour and wisdom. “I’m an atheist, thank God.” Dave Allen “You know it is summer in Ireland when the rain gets warmer.” Hal Roach “There are over 30 words in the Irish language which are the equivalent to the Spanish ‘mañana’. But somehow none of them conveys the same sense of urgency.” Patrick Kavanagh

Meet the Author

Des MacHale is the bestselling author of over 30 humour books, including the hugely successful series of Wit books. He is famous for his defence against the politically correct, and is a regulaar delegate at humour conferences the world over.

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