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One and one and two are three
If you adhere to Irish logic
That's just one of the many jokes of which
The Irish are the topic
You can talk about the luck of but in
Truth there's not a lot

So we have this reputation of being
As thick two short planks
And although George Bernard Shaw was Irish he's an Englishman No we don't live in houses that are otherwise known as bars Yes we do have other transport besides donkeys and carts Go to Dublin day or night And see for yourself there's not a bog in sight

In America the joke about the irishman would die There for some peculiar season it's the polish they decry Bet in sweden it's norwegians and in norway it's the danes And it's a fallacy to think that irish people drink the most when in njoy germany alone their beer consumption unapproached As for britian far from being sober they would enjoy thier drink But to call an enghlishman a drunk would be an awful thing What you need todo for that is a chap named pat and the luck of the irish Kiss the blarney stone but get down on your back to do it Okay on the surface I admit it does seem rather stupid But you mustn't judge a book by all accounts But by what's underneath it's Cover up your daughters what they don't see they won't miss Remember contraception is despair but ignorance is bliss The church will tell you what you should and what you shouldn't do is argue with it Shergar's body been exhumed by irish terrorists today If the ransom isn't paid out then his life may not be saved No we don't live in houses that a
Re otherwise known as bars Yes we do have other transport besides donkeys and carts Go to Dublin day or night And see for yourself there's not a bog in sight The luck of the irsh

Kiss the blarney stone but get down on your back to do it Okay on the surface I admit it does seem rather stupid But you mustn't judge a book by all accounts But by what's underneath it's Cover up your daughters what they don't see they won't miss Remember contraception is despair but ignorance is bliss The church will tell you what you should and what you shouldn't do is argue with it



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