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Subject: Re: Nut Joke
Date: Sat, 31 Jan 1998 02:34:49 EST


In a message dated 98-01-29 22:51:14 EST, writes:

<< Haha! That reminds me of the old joke about the American pilot
who bailed out over Antrim in WWII. His parachute failed and he
went SMACK in the middle of a field. Two farmers came over and
looked at him and said (I wish I could say it in Ulster Scots):
"Dinna anybody tell 'im NOTHING works around here on Sunday??"
>>

You can't say it in Ulster Scots. Perhaps you aren't aware of it, but
the Government banned the use of Ulster Scots several hundred years ago.

Bill

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