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trollface
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quote:
Originally posted by Danvers Carew:
Bah - nothing worse than an Oirish with delusions of grandeur. Betraying your Celtic roots and sucking up to the English oppressors by slagging off your kinsmen, the Scots. You're an Uncle Tam (like 'Uncle Tom' - you see what I've done there?

Irish? Scottish? What's the difference? You're all drunkards.

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seriously , everyone on here , just trys to give someone crap about something they do !! , its shitting me to tears.

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DevilBunny
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I'll have you know I didn't drink a drop last night.

(I was trying to dry out after the previous two...)

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BringTheNoise
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quote:
Originally posted by Danvers Carew:
quote:
Originally posted by DevilBunny:
<Watches you all with the smug aloofness of one who has lived much of her life in the Fair City of Perth>

I live in neither Dundee or Aberdeen, but I'm currently commuting to Aberdeen Uni a couple of days a week...
What are you doing there?

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Richard W
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quote:
Originally posted by Zachary Fizz:
quote:
Originally quoted by Richard W:

quote:
This is a popular venue for BNP buffets and quiz nights....

I imagine it goes like this: "We must smash the the vile foreign immigrants who are polluting our Anglo-Saxon master race. Rise up and cleanse the land of their scum! But first, please help yourself from the selection of cheese nibbles and settle down for some trivia quiz fun!"
Was I completely getting it wrong when I thought that we'd been to The Railway, then? Because you suggested it, no less?

Which of the following races is the lowest?

a) Scotch
b) Welsh
c) Irish
d) It's a trick question - they're all equally inferior

(PS - Happy Christmas!)

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"The problem with Scotland, is that it's full of Scots."

- quietly hides my Colonial arse lest it be summarily punished... wait... a potential spanking from a man in a kilt with a sexy accent? Change of plans. -

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Jonny T
Little Sales Drummer Boy


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quote:
Richard W:
Which of the following races is the lowest?

a) Scotch
b) Welsh
c) Irish
d) It's a trick question - they're all equally inferior

none of the above. the groups mentioned are not "races" but rather constitute separate species, albeit ones with a startling resemblance to human beings.

(I'm going to PC hell for that, aren't I?)

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Elkhound
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Am I the only one thinking of a certain Flanders & Swann song now? The one that begins:

"Oh the rottenist bits of these islands of ours
God left in the hands of three unfriendly powers.
Examine the Irishman, Welshman, or Scot,
And you'll find he's a stinker, as likely as not!"

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Jay Tea
The "Was on Sale" Song


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quote:
Originally posted by Jonny T:
quote:
Richard W:
Which of the following races is the lowest?

a) Scotch
b) Welsh
c) Irish
d) It's a trick question - they're all equally inferior

none of the above. the groups mentioned are not "races" but rather constitute separate species, albeit ones with a startling resemblance to human beings.

(I'm going to PC hell for that, aren't I?)

Nope - I do believe there's another kind of hell altogether reserved for sons of Yorkshire [lol]

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Jonny T
Little Sales Drummer Boy


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that hell being commonly designated, er, "Yorkshire"?

(it's grim up north)

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Zachary Fizz
Markdown, the Herald Angels Sing


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quote:
Originally posted by Richard W:
Was I completely getting it wrong when I thought that we'd been to The Railway, then? Because you suggested it, no less?


There was a meet in 2003 or 2004 at some railway pub near Euston (wasn't that one also called the Railway Tavern?) but it wasn't the Liverpool St one and it certainly wasn't my suggestion; that was of course the one when nobody told me the venue had changed so I sat like a lemon at some other pub for a while, before finally showing up at the right place just when everybody was leaving. At least, they all got up and ran away when I arrived, laughing maniacally as they disappeared. Except for Dara, who did a little dance and then invited me to consider myself a ...well, I won't repeat what he said but it did seem rather an aggressive greeting to me. Not that I'm at all bitter about the experience, alienating and painful though it was.

I've never been to the Liverpool Street Railway Tavern, and can't quite place it in my mind's eye although I know the area quite well. Perhaps it is near that arcade across from the station? Now I know that its regulars despise the Scots and Welsh, I shall suggest it for future snopes gatherings.

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Richard W
Ding Dong! Merrily on High Definition TV


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I must have been wrong then. I thought it was the pub on the corner just by Liverpool Street that we went to once. (I wondered why they said it was a few hundred yards away...) Phew!
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Zachary Fizz
Markdown, the Herald Angels Sing


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No, that was the George, on the corner of Bishopsgate. AFAIK there were no pub quizzes at all there, let alone bigoted ones.
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Danvers Carew
Markdown, the Herald Angels Sing


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All this in-fighting and bickering does us no favours. Irish, Scottish, English, Welsh...let us all unite in glorious celebration of the fact that we're not American.

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Danvers Carew
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quote:
Originally posted by BringTheNoise:
quote:
Originally posted by Danvers Carew:
quote:
Originally posted by DevilBunny:
<Watches you all with the smug aloofness of one who has lived much of her life in the Fair City of Perth>

I live in neither Dundee or Aberdeen, but I'm currently commuting to Aberdeen Uni a couple of days a week...
What are you doing there?
Spying on you. Nice trousers.

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Jonny T
Little Sales Drummer Boy


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CEILING DANVERS IS WATCHING YOU MASTURBATE!!

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Zachary Fizz
Markdown, the Herald Angels Sing


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[lol] [lol] [lol] [Eek!]
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Felessan
Markdown, the Herald Angels Sing


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quote:
Originally posted by Elkhound:
Am I the only one thinking of a certain Flanders & Swann song now? The one that begins:

"Oh the rottenist bits of these islands of ours
God left in the hands of three unfriendly powers.
Examine the Irishman, Welshman, or Scot,
And you'll find he's a stinker, as likely as not!"

My friend Beth is of strong Irish ancestry, but oddly fond of a sarcastic little number that lambasts the nationalities other rhan English. Samples:

The Welsh: "The Welshman will cheat you whenever he can/He's little and dark, more like monkey than man/He crawls through the earth with a lamp in his hat/And sings far too loud, far too aften, and flat."

The Irish: "The Irishman now our contempt is beneath/He sleeps in his boots and he lies in his teeth/He blows up his neighbours, that's what I've heard/And blames it on Cromwell and William the Third."

The chorus has two versions: "The English are gentle, the English are good/and noble and honest and misunderstood" or "The English are gentle, the English are nice/and worth all the others, at double the price."

There were other verses, but I don't recall how they went,

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Zachary Fizz
Markdown, the Herald Angels Sing


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quote:
Originally posted by Felessan:

There were other verses, but I don't recall how they went,

I remember the bit that went:

"The English, the English, the English are best/
I wouldn't give tuppence for all of the rest"

No doubt there'll be a rousing chorus of it at the next UK snopesters' gathering.

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