The origin of the bagpipes was being discussed and the representatives of different nations were eagerly disclaiming responsibility for the instrument. Finally, and Irishman said, “Well, I’ll tell you the truth about it. The Irish invented them and sold them to the Scots as a joke; and the Scots haven’t seen the joke yet!”
An Irishman goes to confession and confesses that he got drunk one night.
The priest asks, “How did you manage to drink so much?”
“Well you see, Father, it was like this. I got into very bad company after winning a bottle of whiskey at a raffle.”
“But you were with Mick Mulligan, Sean O’Toole, and Peter Ryan and they don’t drink.”
“Dat’s what I mean, Father…”