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GUEST,The Twangman derrymacash has left the building (52* d) RE: derrymacash has left the building 15 Jan 03


HUGH PAT : Ah, the sound man! What's the crack?

ZOZIMUS : I've a great one for you, now! Houl' yer whisht for a minute till I tell ye! There's this fella, and when the milishey wasn't after him, he soul' the oul' twang?

HUGH PAT : Was he coortin'?

ZOZIMUS : He'd one on the go, right enough.

HUGH PAT : Was she good-lookin'?

ZOZIMUS : Canny enough, now!

HUGH PAT : Was she workin'?

ZOZIMUS : She was in sowl! She'd a traycle depot, this side o' the Carlisle Bridge.

HUGH PAT : A quare catch, then!

ZOZIMUS : Aye. And there;s the rub! Anawr one had his eye on her?

HUGH PAT : Anybody we know?

ZOZIMUS : Mickey Baggs!

HUGH PAT : Doesn't ring a bell with me.

ZOZIMUS : Commercial traveller, he called himself. But damn the bit! A hawker. Rags and bones was the height of his commerce!

HUGH PAT : A cute hoor, then!

ZOZIMUS : None cuter!

HUGH PAT : Did he trate her well, then?

ZOZIMUS : Give over, would ye? Out to Dollymount, the pair of them!

HUGH PAT : There's nothing like the seaside for getting' an oul' romance lit.

ZOZIMUS : And then singin'. "Billy In The Bowl" if you don't mind!

HUGH PAT : I don't mind at all. And I dare say she didn't mind either.

ZOZIMUS : It might as well have been John McCormack! Her oul' head was turned, so it was!

HUGH PAT : The Twang-man wouldn't have liked thon!

ZOZIMUS : Indeed not! You've said it plain, Hugh Pat! Jaysus! The temper on him!

HUGH PAT : I hope he didn't do anything rash!

ZOZIMUS : Rash? Man dear, quit your talkin'! He only lay in wait for the poor oul' Baggs up by St. James's Gate!

HUGH PAT : Away!

ZOZIMUS : True as God! And up comes Baggs, out comes yer man's twang-knife, end of story!

HUGH PAT : That's shocking!

ZOZIMUS : It is indeed!

HUGH PAT : They'll write a song about thon some day.

ZOZIMUS : With the help of God, they will so!


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