How to Settle a Bar Bet? St. Paddy’s Day and the Guinness Book of World Records.

Photo of The Temple Bar Pub in Dublin, Ireland. By Leonhard Niederwimmer from Pixabay:

Happy St. Patrick’s Day 2024! In honor of this day, I’ll discuss some Irish history. Back before the Internet, folks would ponder and argue over such things as:  “What’s the fastest game bird in Europe?” This question started an argument during a shooting party in County Wexford, Ireland in the early 1950’s. One of the … Read more