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19 Signs You Were Raised By Irish Parents!

19 Signs You Were Raised By Irish Parents! November 7, 20134 Comments

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  • There was only one cure for an upset stomach, or a headache, or a cold.

Medicine in a can

  • And if 7UP didn’t sort it out, this certainly would.

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  •  You knew that acting the maggot would result in this

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  •  And that if you didn’t behave, you’d get told to cop on.

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  • Towels and sheets were kept in the hot press.

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  • And you lived in mortal fear of leaving the immersion on.

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  • You learned that gas wasn’t a fuel, it was an adjective.

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  • You knew that a good funeral’s better than a bad wedding.

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  • And there was a patron saint for any problem.

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  •  Someone, at some point, has lit a candle for you
  • The second anyone crossed the threshold of the house, they were offered a bite to eat.

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  • Or a cup of tea.

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  • You know that it’s Paddy’s, not Patty’s.

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  • If your mum was on the phone, you knew that goodbyes took at least five minutes

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  • You were baffled to find that some people did not have any cousins.

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  • And you’d catch your death of cold if you went to bed with wet hair.

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  • Your love life depended on finding a ring in this

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  •  And it was not a proper dinner unless it had potatoes in it.

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  •  They had the best sense of humour.

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I moved to Australia in 2013 and created this blog to help Irish people living in Australia. 10 million visitors later it now has evolved into a job board, flight company and offers support with many services Irish people need when they move to Australia. Pop over to my resources page(irisharoundoz.com/resources) to find every service and product I recommend. Thanks for stopping by and hope to see you here again.