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Thread #40584   Message #2201395
Posted By: GUEST,Pete Cummins, Dublin
24-Nov-07 - 01:18 PM
Thread Name: The Mero (explanation wanted)
Subject: RE: The Mero (explanation wanted)
The Mero, cinema in Mary St Dublin "The Mero" is slang for Mary.
Clarendon St, Church in Dublin.
Johnny Forty Coats, Tramp who used to wander Dublin Streets, wore number of coats.
Bang Bang, another tramp in Dublin used to point at things as if to shoot and go "Bang Bang".
Hafners, famous sausage makers in Dublin.
Jacobs, Buiscuit Makers in Dublin.
Langers, Very Drunk.
Longers, Long Trousers.
The Pillar, Nelson's Pillar stood in O Connell St in Dublin until blown up in the sixties by the IRA, now the site of The Spire.
Hairy Lemon, another tramp in Dublin, named because of long beard.
Dolly Fosset's, Brothel in Dublin.
A Jar, a drink.
Pleanary Indulgence, Reward from Catholic Church for good works.