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What is this mock-Gaelic limerick I am thinking of?

There's a famous limerick I'm after which I suspect was the work of a major or minor Irish poet. It mocks the Gaelicisation of Irish place names and has a last line which goes (Anglicised) something like "which makes driving in Ireland so dreary". [more inside]
posted by Fiasco da Gama on Jul 24, 2012 - 3 answers

Is "shonk" antisemitic?

Is or was the word "shonky" antisemitic? [more inside]
posted by Fiasco da Gama on Jul 15, 2008 - 13 answers

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