Mudcat Café message #2560048 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #118431   Message #2560048
Posted By: Mickey191
07-Feb-09 - 11:42 AM
Thread Name: BS: Brendan Behan isms
Subject: RE: BS: Brendan Behan isms
From Brendan's lips:

"As regards drink, I can only say that in Dublin, during the depression when I was growing up, drunkeness was not regarded as a social disgrace. To get enough to eat was regarded as an achievement. To get drunk was a Victory."