02 October, 2011

When we were young

  • When you were young, you went to bed when Glenroe was over.
  • If you die from alcohol poisoning, you're considered a lightweight.
  • 'Fuck off' means 'Are you serious?'.
  • The person that you insult most is probably your best friend.
  • Saying 'I will yeah' means that you definitely won't.
  • "Fuck it, its grand' means that you couldn't be bothered to finish it properly.
  • 'Hes fond of a drink' means he suffers from severe life-threatening alcoholism.
  • Saying you're going for a drink means you might not be seen again for 3 days.
  • Crisps are called 'Taytos' and fizzy drinks are called 'minerals'.
  • 'For the craic' is the best reason for doing anything.
  • The best cure for a hangover is more drink.
  • Nobody can go a day without saying 'Jaysus'.
  • 'Meeting' has a double meaning.
  • Tea is the solution to every problem,.
  • And water is the solution to every GAA injury.
  • "I got stuck behind a tractor' is a perfectly valid reason for being late.
  • We eat Tayto sambos for lunch, and ham sandwiches on the way to Croke Park.
  • You can insert the name of a gardening tool into any sentence and it still makes sense, e.g. 'I had a rake of drink last night' or "I'll be out in a minute, I'm just shoveling down the dinner'.
  • Its perfectly acceptable to call your mother 'mammy' even though you are a fully grown adult.
  • Saying 'Now we're sucking diesel' means that you are happy with the outcome of the situation.
  • Drinking 'tae' is everyone's favourite past time.
  • You're scared of the wooden spoon.
  • The word 'like' goes in every sentence.
  • You can say "Any craic' to a garda and you won't get arrested.
  • 'The dogs' bollocks' means something brilliant