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(BBC-US)   Speedo Mick continues down the UK's lanes, is unafraid of shrinking from his goal   (bbc.com) divider line
    More: Cool, 56-year-old, The Station nightclub fire, Poole, Dorset, ARIA Charts, Poole fire station, money, trek  
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2021-10-17 1:37:04 PM  
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2021-10-17 2:16:02 PM  
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I hear hurricanes hardly happen there.
 
2021-10-17 1:10:50 PM  
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I thought you weren't supposed to call Irishmen that any more.
 
2021-10-18 1:59:31 AM  
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iron de havilland: BarryJV: Cormee: whatshisname: I thought you weren't supposed to call Irishmen that any more.

That's the American insult. In the UK it's Paddy

It's both, but in all honesty, it's a long time since I heard either directed at an actual person.

Yeah, old school casually bigoted Irish jokes with two protagonists used to be "Paddy and Mick" jokes. The American Irish diaspora are often called "plastic Paddies" for claiming to be Irish without knowing much about Ireland.

I direct "Paddy" at an actual person on the regular though.
/Because it's my bro's name.


It's a shame his last name is "O'Furniture" though...
 
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