Irish joke

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Noun[edit]

Irish joke (plural Irish jokes)

  1. A simple joke with a punchline implying that the Irish are stupid.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Within Ireland, the term is used as a self-criticizing term to describe something illogical or silly that happened in Ireland.
  • The comparable term for a silly joke played on a particular group is Kerryman joke or Kerry joke, poking fun at the people from County Kerry.

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