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Gamal
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Re: News from the 'Border'

February 5th, 2019, 10:03 pm

Didn't they know before that the world is an ugly place?
 
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ISayMoo
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Re: News from the 'Border'

February 5th, 2019, 10:43 pm

The Irish have built an entire comedy genre around smuggling. It's time for a revival.
 
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Gamal
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Re: News from the 'Border'

February 6th, 2019, 8:24 am

I find it good. I like smuggling itself and even more the comedy genre around smuggling. Goldfinger, Diamonds are Forever, Jamaica Inn, Queen of the South... I'm a strong supporter of the hard Brexit from now.
 
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ISayMoo
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Re: News from the 'Border'

February 6th, 2019, 8:28 am

Exactly! EU has made life so dull.
 
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Paul
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Re: News from the 'Border'

February 6th, 2019, 9:01 am

Budgie smugglers!
 
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Cuchulainn
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Re: News from the 'Border'

February 6th, 2019, 11:36 am

The Irish have built an entire comedy genre around smuggling. It's time for a revival.
Comedy is no joking matter.

"From Carrickmacross to Crossmaglen /there are more rogues than honest men"

Vestry Book of Creggan 1765
 
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ISayMoo
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Re: News from the 'Border'

February 6th, 2019, 11:43 am

Are there veggans in Creggan?
 
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Gamal
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Re: News from the 'Border'

February 6th, 2019, 11:50 am

For some time period whole Ireland was vegan.
 
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Cuchulainn
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Re: News from the 'Border'

February 6th, 2019, 12:27 pm

Are there veggans in Creggan?
In CregganDuff, probably not. It is a fad for city folk.
 
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ppauper
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Re: News from the 'Border'

February 6th, 2019, 12:34 pm

Comedy is no joking matter.

"From Carrickmacross to Crossmaglen /there are more rogues than honest men"

Vestry Book of Creggan 1765
indeed,
 
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ISayMoo
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Re: News from the 'Border'

February 6th, 2019, 2:43 pm

For some time period whole Ireland was vegan.
Not if they ate maggots.
 
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Cuchulainn
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Re: News from the 'Border'

February 12th, 2019, 11:47 am

 
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katastrofa
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Re: News from the 'Border'

February 13th, 2019, 3:58 pm

For some time period whole Ireland was vegan.
Not if they ate maggots.
Northern Ireland is our own North Korea. The star of the north.
 
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ISayMoo
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Re: News from the 'Border'

February 13th, 2019, 4:18 pm

For some time period whole Ireland was vegan.
Not if they ate maggots.
Northern Ireland is our own North Korea. The star of the north.
Are we the China of this analogy?
 
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katastrofa
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Re: News from the 'Border'

February 13th, 2019, 4:20 pm

Hmm, we are SK, obviously, but the EU can be China ;-)

BTW, nice book:
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