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Dublin wit

Author: Des MacHale
Publisher: Cork : Mercier Press, 2011.
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Ireland is the only place in the world where procrastination takes on a sense of urgency. Dave Allen A little Dublin boy in school was asked to use the word 'bewitches' in a sentence. He said, 'You go on ahead; I'll be wit' yez in a minute.' Written by Ireland's most prolific joke book and humour writer, this collection of the very best Dublin jokes, stories and one-liners is a tribute to the unique wit of Dublin.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Humor
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
MacHale, Des.
Dublin wit.
Cork : Mercier Press, 2011
(OCoLC)751650910
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Des MacHale
ISBN: 9781856358385 1856358380
OCLC Number: 792742974
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction; The Floozie in the Jacuzzi; Two Auld Wans on a Bus; Brendan Behan and Family; A Few Dublin Jokes; Dean Jonathan Swift; Dublin Football Jokes; Culchie Jokes; Dublin Graffiti; Northsider Jokes; Dublin Wits; Oscar Wilde; George Bernard Shaw; Samuel Beckett; Dave Allen; James Joyce; Seán O'Casey; Hugh Leonard; Oliver St John Gogarty; John D. Sheridan; Anthony Butler; Richard Brinsley Sheridan; John P. Mahaffy; Dublin's Mrs Malaprop; Moore Street; Misleading Advice for Tourists; A Final Flourish Of Dublin Jokes.
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Classic Dublin humour - jokes, quotations and stories. Wit from Dubliners like Behan, Swift, Shaw, Wilde and yer man on the 47A!  Read more...

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"Examples of acute observation and quick thinking. I received a previous book [MacHale] wrote, and know him to be meticulous in recording humor." -- Frank West "Irish American News"

 
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