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    An Irish toast

    Hi. Could you explain what the main idea at this Irish toast is?

    ~May your troubles be as few and as far apart as my grandmother's teeth!

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    Re: An Irish toast

    It's humorous. The grandmother must have terrible teeth.

    And it's "of this toast."

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    Re: An Irish toast

    I've never heard that one before, Lemon~tree. Where did you find it?
    “Every miserable fool who has nothing at all of which he can be proud, adopts as a last resource pride in the nation to which he belongs; he is ready and happy to defend all its faults and follies tooth and nail, thus reimbursing himself for his own inferiority.”

    — Arthur Schopenhauer

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    Re: An Irish toast

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    I've never heard that one before, Lemon~tree. Where did you find it?
    I found it on a website, bhaisabah :) The grandmother should go to a good dentist :)

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    Re: An Irish toast

    Next time you find something on a website, Lemon~Tree, and want to ask us about it, please tell us the name of the website.
    Quote Originally Posted by Lemon~Tree View Post
    I found it on a website, bhaisahab. The grandmother should go to a good dentist.
    Please don't use home-made emoticons in place of standard punctuation marks. If you want to insert a smiley, click on the icon.

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    Re: An Irish toast

    My favorite Irish toast:

    To those who love us, may they always love us.
    To those who don't love us, may God turn their hearts.
    If He can't turn their hearts, may He turn their ankles,
    So we will know them by their limping.

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