An Irish Toast
John O'Reilly was out at the pub and he hoisted his beer and
made a toast:
"Here's to spending the rest of me life, between the
legs of me wife!"
That won him the top prize at the pub for the best toast of
He went home and told his wife, Mary, "I won the prize for the
best toast of the night."
She said, "Aye, did ye now. And what was your toast?"
John said, "Here's to spending the rest of me life, sitting in
church beside me wife."
"Oh, that is very nice indeed, John!" Mary said.
The next day, Mary ran into one of John's drinking buddies on
the street corner.
The man chuckled leeringly and said, "John won the prize
the other night at the pub with a toast about you, Mary."
She said, "Aye, he told me, and I was a bit surprised meself.
You know, he's only been there twice in the last four years.
Once he fell asleep, and the other time I had to pull him by
the ears to make him come."
"Behind every great fortune lies a great crime."
Honore de Balzac
"Democrats work to help people who need help.
That other party, they work for people who don't need help.
That's all there is to it."
~Harry S. Truman