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Overheard in Dublin

Overheard in Dublin (Paperback)

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Girl: `Giz a kiss.' Bloke: `Let me swally me phlegm first.' - Two aul dears queuing for the no. 27 bus. Just caught the end of the conversation: Old dear #1: `Sure whoaya tellin. De kids dees days is terrible bold.' Old dear #2: `And ye know it's not de parents I blame, it's the mudders an fadders.' - Country girl gets on no. 16 bus and asks driver how much is the fare. Driver replies, `Where are you going?' Country girl says, `To get my hair done!' - While visiting the Mater Hospital, hearing an old man complaining about the current conditions in hospital and being kept in a unisex environment: Old Man (to his daughter): `I'm 92 years old and here I am being left on a bed in a corridor with all these other patients, and to make it worst it's bisexual!' - Heard a girl answer her phone in the waiting room of Holles Street Maternity Hospital: `Well, tell me, am I an Auntie or an Uncle?' - D4 girl at Lansdowne Road for the All Blacks match. Just as the All Blacks begin the Haka, one girl says, `Oh, my God, are they doing a dance?'

HumourHumour collections & anthologies Publisher: Gill Publication Date: 17/10/2006 ISBN-13: 9780717141142  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Overheard in Dublin is not a joke book written by someone who thinks he's funny. It's a compilation of overheard stories and turns of phrase depicting the unique approach to language and intelligence that only Irish people have, particularly Dubliners. These five hundred quotations from the popular website are a riot of verbal wit and invention you'll be in knots laughing!

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