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From: "Eugene Mc.Carthy" <>
Subject: Re: More Irish sayings & food
Date: Wed, 19 Jan 2000 22:31:03 -0000


At the risk of offending the genealogy purists, I cant pass without adding a
few sayings from my own memory, from long ago in Ireland.

1. When you did something stupid:- "sense bought instead of sense taught".

2.When you did something wrong:- "You'll sup sorrow with a long spoon!"

3. If your boasting about having got away with something, you would soon be
deflated by:-

"If you're born to be hanged, you wont be drowned."

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