Funny Old World

John McCullagh January 9, 2013

Ireland is an island to the west of Britain.  Britain is an island to the West of Europe.  Britain comprises England, Wales and um … um … No.  Wait.  There’s a referendum pending.  Can I come back to you on the question of just what Britain is? Some people in the North of Ireland refer […]

John McCullagh November 11, 2012

Checking out at the supermarket, the young cashier suggested to the older woman that she should bring her own grocery bags because plastic bags weren’t good for the environment. The woman apologised and explained, “We didn’t have this green thing back in my earlier days.” The young blade responded, “That’s our problem today. Your generation […]

John McCullagh January 30, 2012

Dear Technical Support, Last year I upgraded from Boyfriend to Husband and almost immediately noticed a distinct slowdown in overall system performance, particularly in the Flower and Jewellery applications which formerly operated flawlessly under Boyfriend.

John McCullagh December 12, 2011

Spare a thought for poor Michael O’Leary, Chief Executive of Ryanair……. Arriving in a hotel in Dublin , he went to the bar and asked for a pint of draught Guinness.

John McCullagh December 6, 2011

As I walked down the busy footpath with my wife, knowing I was late for Mass, my eye fell upon one of those unfortunate, ragged creatures that are found in every city these days. Some people turned to stare. Others quickly looked away as if the sight would somehow contaminate them. Recalling my old priest, […]

adminwp November 24, 2011

Helga is the proprietor of a bar.  It purports to be the best. A1 : in fact, it’s the AIBar.

John McCullagh November 19, 2011

This letter was sent to the Kirkcaldy High School Principal’s office after the school had sponsored a lunch for Senior Citizens. An elderly lady received a new radio at the lunch as a door raffle prize, and was writing to say thank you. …