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From: katy <>
Subject: Re: Win a trip to Cork, Ireland!
Date: Fri, 16 Feb 2007 23:26:41 -0500
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John McGimmie wrote:
> norman castle wrote:
>
>> On 16 Feb, 20:52, Michael Kenefick <> wrote:
>>
>>> Good only if they include a rental car w/automatic transmission and pay
>>> the collision waiver. Now to get someone to watch the kids while the
>>> wife and I are gone 8>)
>>>
>>> Hal, what is a Man Friday?
>>>
>>> I checked the site. If this is a scam they put a lot of effort in to
>>> the web page. Page lists address and phone numbers of the company.
>>>
>>> Mike in Ohio
>>>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hello everyone.
>>>> I'm a writer at Ganeden Biotech. Hold on! I'm not trying to sell you
>>>> anything. I just want to tell you all about a truly unique contest
>>>> we're running.
>>>> The contest is to write a short story or poem about constipation set
>>>> in Cork, Ireland. The Grand Prize is a trip for two to Cork, Ireland.
>>>> We're aptly calling the contest, GET UNCORKED AND GO TO CORK. (I can
>>>> hear you groaning, but please hear me out...)
>>>> Knowing that you are interested in Ireland, I thought this group would
>>>> be especially interested in winning a trip to Ireland. For this
>>>> contest, you don't need to have constipation, you just need some some
>>>> imagination...
>>>> You can find out more info atwww.DigestiveAdvantage.comand clicking
>>>> on the GET UNCORKED AND GO TO CORK button/cork.
>>>> Of course, we realize that constipation is no laughing matter. We just
>>>> wanted to create something fun for people to participate in.
>>>> I hope you will enter our contest.
>>>> Thanks and good luck! > = )
>>
>>
>> The Man Friday is a famous restaurant in Kinsale in County Cork.
>> Kinsale is known as the 'Gourmet Capital of Ireland'
>>
>
> That said, it's not hard to be the best restaurant in Ireland. The worst
> paid meal I ever had in the entire world (with no doubt) cost me 25
> euro in Cobh, just down the road. I believe it might have started out as
> Tesco mac and cheese, though they advertised it slightly differently,
> and the Tesco stuff is better if left alone. Cobh is a bit of a hole,
> so. I've had better food in the back streets of Kandahar from a bloke
> who used his right hand only for cooking, for about 10 cents.
> Just slapping some fish in the pasta doesn't make mac and cheese much
> better, but Irish restaurant critics often confuse price with quality in
> Kinsale.
>
> McGimmie

That's really sad....you actually ordered mac and cheese in a
restaurant? That's "no meat on Friday during Lent" food...byick..I
wouldn't pay to eat it out...


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