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The guy who owns the beer company of the picture above was my next farm house neighbor in Tuscany. He and his family are English. I never understood why the Irish people insist to promote this beer (stout) and connect it to their national holiday. Too much drink?

"The USA appears destined by fate to plague America with misery in the name of liberty." Simon Bolivar, Caracas, 1819
by Ritter on Fri Mar 17th, 2006 at 11:48:48 AM EST
I didn't know Arthur Guinness was English.  That's surprising, as you point out.

Be nice to America. Or we'll bring democracy to your country.
by Drew J Jones (pedobear@pennstatefootball.com) on Fri Mar 17th, 2006 at 05:26:52 PM EST
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No...he was Irish.  He was born in Celbridge, Co Kildare.

We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars. Oscar Wilde
by Sam on Fri Mar 17th, 2006 at 05:32:37 PM EST
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Oh, okay.  I see.  Thanks for the link.

Be nice to America. Or we'll bring democracy to your country.
by Drew J Jones (pedobear@pennstatefootball.com) on Fri Mar 17th, 2006 at 05:34:07 PM EST
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I didn't actually know there was a Mister Diageo plc. Learn something new every day. Or not.
by Colman (colman at eurotrib.com) on Fri Mar 17th, 2006 at 05:34:40 PM EST
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Sorry.  Just realized the stupidity of what I just said.

Be nice to America. Or we'll bring democracy to your country.
by Drew J Jones (pedobear@pennstatefootball.com) on Fri Mar 17th, 2006 at 05:36:25 PM EST
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