Posted by Butch on February 12, 2001 at 09:21:43:
In Reply to: Re: Window Tax posted by Scrawny on February 11, 2001 at 14:30:35:
A word I have seen over and over describing the Irish peasant in the rural countryside is "Wretched".Begging was considered a profession (West Mayo circa 1700-1800+ source Mayo scholar P.D., study of extreme poverty) .I am unable to corroborate the existence of a "Window Tax", However Scrawny those taxing times are over now.Did you know that you are considered to be the best fed country in the world! yer bettor be carefull or ye'll be writin under another pseudonym!.
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