Originally posted by robbie carrobie
well i dunno, what are we good for except digging roads and singing songs?
Nawt so sur aboat thaat lad, Foist there woz Francis Beaufort. He created the Beaufort Wind Strength Scale. Ya good at the wind stoof.
Then thar woz Lord Kelvin, knoited by 'er Majesty Queen Victoria, (but not thut thuts a big deal for the Oirish actually). The Kelvin scale of temperacha was named aafter 'im.
You' bin creatin a lot of hot air since, oi moight say too.
Then there woz Johnny Tyndall, from Leighlinbridge way, Carlow. Didja not know now, that he explaeened whoi the very skoi is blue and all? Ya really are a lot of romantics aren't ya?
And there's more, and some philosophers too, loik Georgie Berkley, but oi won't go awn and awm aboat it, ya get ma drift, and ya no doubt sick of a damn Awstralian troiin to speak Oirish.
They sure have done more than eat tatties, oi can tell ya!