Yes I know all this Irish stuff – but it will pass, as the actress said of her kidney stone! But damn it my people (well okay my mother’s people but let’s not press the point) are pretty damned funny when they want to be – intentional or otherwise.
Dave Allen intended to be funny and for years made good on that intention on British TV. He was amongst the most controversial – and popular – of entertainers in the later part of the 20th century for his laid-back observations on the political scene and things religious.
And speaking of the later did you hear the one about the nun and the… wait I’ll let Dave tell it:
On this day in 1992: The Toronto Blue Jays become the first Major League Baseball team based outside the United States to win the World Series.