POTD – Black Tower

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The lorry pulled up as i was moochin past and my irony alarm went off

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  • john

    Priceless!

  • Drumlins Rock

    don’t get it…

  • andnowwhat

    Ahhhh…get it now.

  • john

    Thats now 2 in a row for Toan. Moochin are you secretly part of the TUV election machine?

  • leftofcentre

    I don’t get it. Can someone explain it for us slow witted readers?

  • How many bottles did you get in, Hoochin? :L

    “The Black Tower will be rent in blood and fire, and sisters will walk its grounds. This I Foretell.”

    Will you be leaving the East in a blaze of glory? 😉

  • wee buns

    Not the Yeats poem one presumes..
    http://www.online-literature.com/yeats/805/

    Any more blackness on that pole and it will be a Black Skyscraper. (Think I just invented a brand new alcopop; just what the country needs).

  • MP, I didn’t think Toan was up your street 🙂

  • Has anyone got any photos suitable for a Photoshop competition? I am sorely tempted by a mural that starts: X Flute Band welcomes …

  • Drumlins Rock

    eventually got it, I’m too polite for to see the obvious. Just took a pic of a Tommy Gallagher SDLP poster above a sigh for “elderly people” 🙂

  • Have you a second line in advising on local PEBs?

  • Curmudgeon

    Am embarrassed about being slow-on-the-uptake here… could somone explain this in simple terms for a foreigner in your midst?

  • Drumlins Rock

    a derogatory term for Protestants is “Black B*****ds” sometimes shortened to Black, with 3 on top of each other you have a black tower.

  • Curmudgeon

    Arrr… hence “…the Black North…” I suppose. Is this because of the Royal Black Order then?

  • Reader

    Curmudgeon: Arrr… hence “…the Black North…” I suppose. Is this because of the Royal Black Order then?
    Who know what connections occur in the nationalist mindset? Or it could be a reference to ‘blackmouth’ – an Anglican term for Presbyterians in the penal era.

  • joeCanuck

    I thought it might have had something to do with whining.

  • wee buns

    Black: Not derogatory in it’s own right, but describes intensity..
    http://www.faqs.org/faqs/cultures/irish-faq/part08/section-12.html