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TreasonousBastard Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-27-07 01:20 AM
Response to Reply #23
31. Now we're getting a little mean. .
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  -In all seriousness, why is it ok to tell "Irish jokes"? Connonym  Nov-27-07 12:27 AM   #0 
  - I'm Irish  MonkeyFunk   Nov-27-07 12:31 AM   #1 
  - I guess I just need to lighten up  Connonym   Nov-27-07 12:35 AM   #3 
  - I can't say I've heard all that many irish jokes in my life.  DarkTirade   Nov-27-07 12:31 AM   #2 
  - as a mutt with a decent amount of Scot and Irish ancestors, allow me to tell one  unpossibles   Nov-27-07 11:35 AM   #76 
     - LOL!!!  mycritters2   Nov-27-07 11:38 AM   #77 
  - I Think It Is Because The Irish Tell Them Themselves  lligrd   Nov-27-07 12:36 AM   #4 
  - I think that's the right answer  MonkeyFunk   Nov-27-07 12:37 AM   #5 
     - Sort of like some Jewish jokes are still OK to tell  cuke   Nov-27-07 12:53 AM   #8 
        - oh, indeed!  MonkeyFunk   Nov-27-07 12:58 AM   #10 
           - Yes, that's why I said some Jewish jokes  cuke   Nov-27-07 01:10 AM   #18 
              - Interesting concept...  MonkeyFunk   Nov-27-07 01:16 AM   #27 
  - I am also Irish...  adsosletter   Nov-27-07 12:42 AM   #6 
  - the non-irish part of my family likes to joke about it  Connonym   Nov-27-07 12:54 AM   #9 
  - Because we can't tell jokes about brown people or gay people anymore  Oeditpus Rex   Nov-27-07 12:49 AM   #7 
  - I'm Irish, and it doesn't bother me.  Lil Missy   Nov-27-07 01:01 AM   #11 
  - yup  Skittles   Nov-27-07 01:46 AM   # 
     - You're blonde?!?!?  MonkeyFunk   Nov-27-07 11:13 AM   #69 
  - It's Not  SoDesuKa   Nov-27-07 01:03 AM   #12 
  - thank you  Connonym   Nov-27-07 01:11 AM   #19 
  - One of the other reasons it's "ok"  MonkeyFunk   Nov-27-07 01:03 AM   #13 
  - depends on where you are in the US I guess  Connonym   Nov-27-07 01:05 AM   #14 
     - discrimination?  MonkeyFunk   Nov-27-07 01:12 AM   #21 
        - clearly it's not that overt  Connonym   Nov-27-07 01:22 AM   #34 
        - As am I!  MonkeyFunk   Nov-27-07 01:27 AM   #37 
        - What?! I've lived in the Midwest nearly my whole life,  mycritters2   Nov-27-07 11:44 AM   #79 
        - I have to go with Connonym on this one  EstimatedProphet   Nov-27-07 11:21 AM   #72 
  - I've always noticed that Irish people tend to take the least offense at that sort of thing.  mutley_r_us   Nov-27-07 01:07 AM   #15 
  - So this sniggering cartoon dog walks into a bar...  Oeditpus Rex   Nov-27-07 01:11 AM   #20 
     - Testing my claim?  mutley_r_us   Nov-27-07 01:16 AM   #26 
        - Not really  Oeditpus Rex   Nov-27-07 01:19 AM   #29 
           - Meh, my Mutley is already up.  mutley_r_us   Nov-27-07 01:22 AM   #33 
              - In a stoooooopid DU fashion?  Oeditpus Rex   Nov-27-07 01:29 AM   #38 
                 - No  mutley_r_us   Nov-27-07 01:45 AM   #46 
                    - I kept tellin' ya  Oeditpus Rex   Nov-27-07 01:51 AM   #49 
                       - Well, you know.  mutley_r_us   Nov-27-07 01:52 AM   #50 
                          - Oh, noyadon't!  Oeditpus Rex   Nov-27-07 01:54 AM   #51 
                             - Hey, you started down the path of  mutley_r_us   Nov-27-07 01:56 AM   #52 
                                - Yeah, well...  Oeditpus Rex   Nov-27-07 01:58 AM   #53 
                                   - Cut 'n' run, baby.  mutley_r_us   Nov-27-07 02:00 AM   #54 
                                      - ooooOOOOOOoooo!  Oeditpus Rex   Nov-27-07 02:04 AM   #55 
                                         - I don't see you cutting  mutley_r_us   Nov-27-07 02:13 AM   #56 
                                            - Where would I run to?  Oeditpus Rex   Nov-27-07 02:20 AM   #57 
                                               - Somewhere safe  mutley_r_us   Nov-27-07 03:02 AM   #58 
                                                  - Most of the DU smilies hurt my feelings  Oeditpus Rex   Nov-27-07 03:16 AM   #59 
                                                     - It would be more effective if we just banned DU smilies altogether.  mutley_r_us   Nov-27-07 03:21 AM   #60 
                                                     - It'd be more politically correct  Oeditpus Rex   Nov-27-07 03:28 AM   #61 
                                                     - Oh no. It'd be effective.  mutley_r_us   Nov-27-07 03:32 AM   #62 
                                                     - It is for cars  Oeditpus Rex   Nov-27-07 03:37 AM   #64 
  - My Mom was Irish/American & my Dad is 1st generation Italian/American...  Indi Guy   Nov-27-07 01:08 AM   #16 
  - the German half of my family is very dismissive of the Irish  Connonym   Nov-27-07 01:15 AM   #24 
     - Well  MonkeyFunk   Nov-27-07 01:24 AM   #35 
     - That's not right, but I've seen it in my own family...  TreasonousBastard   Nov-27-07 01:31 AM   #40 
     - Wow!  Indi Guy   Nov-27-07 01:34 AM   # 
     - Really? That's interesting...  Cabcere   Nov-27-07 11:29 AM   #73 
     - In my family, it was the other way around.  mycritters2   Nov-27-07 11:47 AM   #80 
  - Because the Irish are a magnificent people and...  TreasonousBastard   Nov-27-07 01:09 AM   #17 
  - Do you know what you get when you cross an Irish woman with an Italian?  Indi Guy   Nov-27-07 01:13 AM   #22 
  - Me n/t  Indi Guy   Nov-27-07 01:16 AM   #25 
  - Hehehe...  MonkeyFunk   Nov-27-07 01:14 AM   #23 
     - Why do Irish-men wear kilts...  Indi Guy   Nov-27-07 01:18 AM   #28 
     - If it was a Scotsman I'd say...  TreasonousBastard   Nov-27-07 01:21 AM   #32 
        - That's how I first heard it...  Indi Guy   Nov-27-07 01:29 AM   #39 
           - And bagpipes, but it seems it was really the Romans...  TreasonousBastard   Nov-27-07 01:34 AM   #41 
              - You are correct...  Indi Guy   Nov-27-07 01:40 AM   #43 
     - Now we're getting a little mean. .  TreasonousBastard   Nov-27-07 01:20 AM   #31 
  - They Are Only Funny If Told  lligrd   Nov-27-07 01:19 AM   #30 
  - you've been drinking  leftofthedial   Nov-27-07 01:25 AM   #36 
  - and here I thought I hid the boozing so carefully  Connonym   Nov-27-07 01:39 AM   #42 
     - shoor  leftofthedial   Nov-27-07 01:46 AM   #48 
  - They're not OK by me  last_texas_dem   Nov-27-07 01:45 AM   #44 
  - Yeah, maybe you should take it as a good thing to have gone from dying...  bridgit   Nov-27-07 01:45 AM   #45 
  - To Eire Is Human  Lautremont   Nov-27-07 01:46 AM   #47 
  - My Great Grandma Paien Told my Dad it was O.K because...  Lady Freedom   Nov-27-07 03:36 AM   #63 
  - Same reason it's OK to dis Southerners. nt  raccoon   Nov-27-07 08:02 AM   #65 
  - My Polish dad used to tell Polish jokes  NewJeffCT   Nov-27-07 08:14 AM   #66 
  - I do think Irish jokes are funny  Zenzic   Nov-27-07 08:29 AM   #67 
  - For the same reason The Big Snit ends with everyone dying in nuclear holocaust?  Peake   Nov-27-07 08:46 AM   #68 
  - I tell ethnic jokes about my own people...  XemaSab   Nov-27-07 11:16 AM   #70 
  - I don't think they're as mean-spirited as other country/ethnic jokes  DS1   Nov-27-07 11:16 AM   #71 
  - because the irish have integrated into american society  lionesspriyanka   Nov-27-07 11:30 AM   #74 
  - Because whenever you find four Irishmen, you'll find a fifth.  Throd   Nov-27-07 11:32 AM   #75 
  - Didn't think it was. n/t  Deep13   Nov-27-07 11:42 AM   #78 
 

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