(Guy Opperman MP)
seems like you’d send out your gran
to shovel up your bull **** in her dotage,
because government denies her a mess of pottage.
(crowd of the damned, Pamplona Bible, Navarre, 1197. Amiens Biblioteque MS 108, fol 254r)
(Bodleian Library, Oxford; MS 264)
there was a huge swing
to the Left.
If you’re Irish come into the parlor,
There’s a welcome there for you;
If your name is Timothy or Pat,
So long as you come from Ireland,
There’s a welcome on the mat,
If You come from the Mountains of Mourne,
Or Killarney’s lakes so blue,
We’ll sing you a song and we’ll make a fuss,
Whoever you are you are one of us,
If you’re Irish, this is the place for you!