shake down the thunder
By Diogenes ( articles ) | Feb 21, 2007
In his Ash Wednesday homily Archbishop Sean Brady of Armagh, the primate of All Ireland, asks:
Has the time not come for us to ditch, once and for all, the caricature of the drunken Irish and to consign it to the realm of history along with the slur of the Fighting Irish? [emphasis added]
Slur? Does that mean the term shouldn't be used?
American college football fans have already seen Redmen and Warriors morph into politically-correct birds and mammals. But if the day comes when you see the leprechaun in the South Bend unemployment line, you can kiss the Notre Dame endowment goodbye.
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