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The Old Irish Nun

Map of locations of the three remaining whiske...

Map of locations of the three remaining whiskey distilleries in Ireland: Old Midleton Distillery, Old Bushmills Distillery, Cooley Distillery. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The Old Irish Nun….

In a convent in Ireland, the 98-year-old Mother Superior lay dying. The nuns gathered around her bed trying to make her last journey comfortable. They tried giving her warm milk to drink but she refused it. One of the nuns took the glass back to the kitchen. Then, remembering a bottle of Irish Whiskey that had been received as a gift the previous Christmas, she opened it and poured a generous amount into the warm milk. Back at Mother Superior’s bed, they held the glass to her lips. The frail nun drank a little, then a little more and before they knew it, she had finished the whole glass down to the last drop. As her eyes brightened, the nuns thought it would be a good opportunity to have one last talk with their spiritual leader . ” Mother,” the nuns asked earnestly, “Please give us some of your wisdom before you leave us.” She raised herself up in bed on one elbow, looked at them and said:



5 comments on “The Old Irish Nun

  1. Holly Michael
    December 21, 2012

    haha. My husband and I enjoyed this joke.


  2. russtowne
    December 21, 2012

    Good one!


  3. sharechair
    December 21, 2012

    Funny one!


  4. thoughtsfromanamericanwoman
    December 22, 2012

    ha ha Loved it, my dad would have enjoyed it too! 😀


    • Judy
      December 22, 2012

      So glad you enjoyed it 🙂


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