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91. Posted by Rraven (Travel Guru 5924 posts) 11y

for the irish name thingy I like

for girls - Arlana, Keavy, Lavena
for boys - Eoghan, Tadhg, Zephan

but if i had kids i'm not sure what i would name them, one of my mates named her little boy Bran (pr brawn), it means Raven in Irish but he's really pale skinned , with blonde hair so its a bit strange,

can't believe i have to work on friday !! no fair !!! and have to work late tonight so i can get off tomorrow

92. Posted by GregW (Travel Guru 2635 posts) 11y

ARRRGH!

I had NO meetings scheduled for Thursday, March 17th, so I was planning on ducking out of work early to make sure I could get a place at the bar.

And then what happens today, a client reschedules a meeting for 3:30pm tomorrow, which means I won't be able to get out of the office until 4:30. I might not even GET into a bar by that time.

ARRRRGH!

93. Posted by tway (Travel Guru 7273 posts) 11y

To paraphrase that old saying:

If Greg can't go to the bar, then the bar must go to Greg.

94. Posted by Dee1979 (Full Member 83 posts) 11y

Greg,
You poor unfortunate. How did this happen?
It's cruelty to human nature to have to work on St. Pat's. I did years ago when I worked in a bar and managed to get very drunk so it doesn't count.

I think I may have to drop my ceiling painting plans and go have a pint to make up for your loss.

Big Irish hugs your way.

Dee

95. Posted by MattXIII (Full Member 272 posts) 11y

Quoting samsara2

I advise a few pints - for medicinal purposes only, of course.;)

Apparently alcohol will cause an infection, and through a drunken stupour you don't feel what your doing so i might bite it or something.

It's not just Paddy's day, i've been working flat out for weeks on assignment work and have three days of drunken dabourchery planned. Paddys day, a houseparty at mine friday and a night at my local when i go home saturday. :(

96. Posted by Cupcake (Travel Guru 8468 posts) 11y

Even though some of you will be getting a late start tomorrow...I hope you all have a wonderful time! Oh, and have one for me! ;)

97. Posted by samsara_ (Travel Guru 5353 posts) 11y

Joz, I had at least four for you. It's a pity you didnt make it over

98. Posted by Rraven (Travel Guru 5924 posts) 11y

Joz - do you think you'll make it over another time ??? just so i know to get my leprechaun hat cleaned in time !!! we can do our own version of Paddys day !!! either in Dublin or we can stalk Ev to Limerick..... hehehehe

99. Posted by GregW (Travel Guru 2635 posts) 11y

Ow, my head hurts today.

Because I didn't get out of the office until 5pm, there was no chance to get into one of Toronto's many Irish pubs (which, as Gelli said somewhere, aren't run by Irish people at all). However, as the NCAA basketball tourney also started yesterday, I went to a local sports bar. I drank too much.

On the plus side, I went 14 for 16 in my NCAA pool yesterday, which puts me in 2nd place.

100. Posted by areinstein (Travel Guru 2788 posts) 11y

Ooohh, I knew ALL of you would be hurting today I was good, I got out of work so late that I didnt even try to hit the pubs so I drank a couple of green apple martinis all by myself. They were goooood.

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