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From: Nan Brennan <>
Subject: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] Fwd: [IRL-KERRY] A wee joke
Date: Sun, 1 Apr 2007 21:13:23 -0500
This is funny!
Begin forwarded message:
> From: Mary Ellen Rossi <>
> Date: April 1, 2007 8:55:58 PM CDT
> Subject: [IRL-KERRY] A wee joke
> Greetings, I got this in my in-box and it is vaguely
> related to Ireland...
> All the best,
> Mary Ellen
> The following is an exchange of correspondence
> between a customer and the
> Irish Railway Company: Iarnrod Eireann.
> I have been riding your trains daily for the last two
> years, and the
> service on your line seems to be getting worse every
> day. I am tired of
> standing in the aisle all the time on a 14-mile trip.
> I think the
> transportation system is worse than that enjoyed by
> people 2,000 years ago.
> Yours truly, Patrick Finnegan
> Dear Mr. Finnegan,
> We received your letter with reference to the
> shortcomings of our service
> and believe you are somewhat confused in your
> history. The only mode of
> transportation 2,000 years ago was by foot.
> Sincerely, Iarnrod Eireann.
> Gentlemen, I am in receipt of your letter, and I
> think you are the ones who
> are confused in your history. If you will refer to
> the Bible and the Book
> of David, 9th Chapter, you will find that Balaam rode
> to town on his ass.
> That, gentlemen, is something I have not been able to
> do on your train in
> the last two years!
> Bored stiff? Loosen up...
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