Famous and witty quotes about the Irish — a quiz

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1. The Irish don’t know what they want and are prepared to fight to the death to get ___________ — Sidney Littlewood

2. The Irish gave the bagpipes to the Scotts as a joke, but the Scotts haven’t seen the joke _________ — Oliver Hereford

3. A hair on the head is worth two on the ____________. — Oliver Hereford

4. It is better to spend money like there’s no tomorrow than to spend tonight like there’s no ___________! — Irish proverb

5. We have always found the Irish a bit odd. They refuse to be ______________. — Winston Churchill

6. If it was raining soup, the Irish would go out with ____________. — Brendan Behan

7. If a man who cannot count finds a four-leaf clover, is he ______________?
— Stanislaw J. Lec

8. If you’re enough lucky to be Irish, you’re lucky ________________! —
Irish proverb.

Here are the correct quotes:

1. The Irish don’t know what they want and are prepared to fight to the death to get it.

2. The Irish gave the bagpipes to the Scotts as a joke, but the Scotts haven’t seen the joke  yet.

3. A hair on the head is worth two on the brush.

4. It is better to spend money like there’s no tomorrow than to spend tonight like there’s no money!

5. We have always found the Irish a bit odd. They refuse to be English.

6. If it was raining soup, the Irish would go out with forks.

7. If a man who cannot count finds a four-leaf clover, is he happy?

8. If you’re enough lucky to be Irish, you’re lucky enough!

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