[CrackMonkey] TNICNAZ, old chum!
Paul J Collins
sneakums at eircom.net
Thu Jul 13 15:48:37 PDT 2000
>>>>> "Bernard" == Bernard <nutella at zork.net> writes:
Bernard> 13Jul2000 11:00PM (+0100) From [sneakums at eircom.net] sneakums [Paul J Collins]
>> People I know have been to London and they didn't like the Guinness at
>> all. The main problem is that it isn't pulled properly.
Bernard> It varies from pub to pub. There seems to be an effort
As it does here.
Bernard> to improve the quality as people will travel a fair
Bernard> distance to a pub known to keep good Guinness.
Have these people heard that, with a little effort, one can acquire a
wonderful thing called a "life"?
Bernard> Sorry, that was supposed to be "Murphy's", not Beamish.
I forgive you, my child.
>> If I'm too hot, I drink Miller.
Bernard> Hot? You don't know the meaning of the word. Anyway, I
I was in Laredo for three weeks at the end of May/beginning of June.
It was around 35-40 C most days. By my standards, that was hot.
Bernard> admit to being a Miller drinker around here, even in
Bernard> jest. Domestic (assumed) and export Miller are two very
Bernard> different animals.
Since I'm in Ireland, I presume the Miller Genuine Draft we get here
>> Stout is not really a summer drink.
Bernard> That's why San Francisco is a good venue. We don't have
Bernard> summer here.
You mean you don't have winter?
>> Pitchers for beer are very rare here, except possibly in "trendy"
>> pubs, where they define "trendy" as "it's been done in America".
Bernard> So, napalming the customers is the next logical step....?
I was thinking drive-by shooting, but napalm has a certain poetry to
>> When you live in a country of 3.5
>> million that would fit inside Lake Michigan,
Bernard> I've never heard that comparison before. I demand a practical
Scheduled for October 2001, I believe.
>> .. it's difficult to appreciate how large and varied America is.
Bernard> Ah, but it's a mediocre kind of "variety". You can
Bernard> understand pretty much everyone who tries to talk to you
Bernard> in the U.S. (even though the effort may not be worth it)
Bernard> but in the past I have failed miserably to understand
Bernard> what someone from Strabane was talking about.
I worked with a bunch of people from Derry once (aka Londonderry) and
I got the hang of the accent fairly quickly.
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