Monday, 15 November 2010

Government Ale joke (2)

From Punch Punch, May 28th, 1919.

"Government ale, says a trade paper, will shortly be on sale in some parts of Ireland. This certainly ought to be a lesson to them."


The Beer Nut said...

The War of Independence had been sputtering along for five months at this stage. Within five weeks everything had gone nuts. Coincidence?

Ron Pattinson said...

Beer Nut, probably not.