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Thread #66835 Message #1927375
Posted By: Ruth Archer
05-Jan-07 - 10:59 AM
Thread Name: Folklore: Pogue Mahone
Subject: RE: Folklore: Pogue Mahone
There is, of course, the story of the first broadway production of The Hostage. Brendan Behan was acting as an advisor to the director, and explained that most Irish homes have a framed picture saying "God Bless this House", in Irish, hung on the wall. Behan generously offered to make such a sign for the set.
It was several weeks before the director found out what Pog mo thoin actually meant...