I met my new next door neighbour on Saturday, unfortunately just before he left for a week in Samoa. We have a lot in common. We love the same music, we have a Solomon background and wife, a mutual friend, and we are both Irish. In fact he plays the bodhrán. I am hoping he might teach me. Of course when I mentioned this to our mutual friend, he came back with a load of bodhrán jokes.
Fellow walks into a pub in Belfast with a plastic bag
under his arms.
bartender asks "What’s that?"
"Six pounds of semtex", he answers.
be to Jaysus; I thought it was a bodhrán!"
What is the difference between a bodhrán player and a
And so forth…
I had no idea that this beautiful drum could be the focus of such ill-mannered oafish humour.
But it seems there is more out there… Just Google bodhrán jokes.