Three Pints of Guinness

Posted by Yasmin | Saturday, June 07, 2008 | , , | 2 comments »

An Irishman walked into a bar in Dublin, ordered three pints of Guinness and sat in the back of the room, drinking a sip out of each one in turn. When he finished them, he came back into the bar and ordered three more. The bartender asked him, "You know, a pint goes flat after I draw it; it would taste better if you bought one at a time."

The Irishman replied, "Well, you see, I have two brothers. One is in America, the other is in Australia, and I'm here in Dublin. When we all left home, we promised that we'd drink this way to remember the days we all drank together."

The bartender admitted that was a nice custom, and left it there. The Irishman became a regular in the bar and always drank the same way: he ordered three pints and drank them in turn.

One day, he came in and ordered two pints. All the other regulars in the bar noticed and fell silent, as they figured that one of his brothers had passed away. When he came back to the bar for the second round, the bartender said, "I don't want to intrude on your grief, but I wanted to offer my condolences on your great loss."

The Irishman looked confused for a moment, then a light dawned in his eye and he laughed. "Oh, no," he said, "Everyone is fine. I've just quit drinking!"

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2 comments

  1. PlantBuddy // June 9, 2008 at 11:23 PM  

    Funny, I love your jokes Yasmin. Your friend from the Blog Catalog.

  2. Yasmin // June 10, 2008 at 10:10 AM  

    Thank you so very much for visiting, my dear friend :)

    Keep up the good work at your site, and we sincerely hope to hear from you again in the near future.

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