Playing cards for a turkey that was “so big and ferocious it had to be caught in a net like a tiger” was serious business at the time

That’s what I was told at the pub on Budget Day. The man in the story ordered his usual. It was a large bottle of stout off the shelf. It was warm like animals on a hot day (livestock is the first milk a cow or goat produces after birth).

The old fellows, mostly from the East, preferred the sparkling, unchilled beer. When I was a boy, some of the old hands stuck the hot poker in the pint porter to warm it up. It was called mulled wine porter.

https://www.independent.ie/opinion/comment/playing-cards-for-a-turkey-so-big-and-fierce-it-had-to-be-trapped-with-a-net-like-a-tiger-was-a-serious-business-back-in-the-day-42031256.html Playing cards for a turkey that was “so big and ferocious it had to be caught in a net like a tiger” was serious business at the time

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