I have no idea if this is accurate, but it’s interesting if it is.
Paddy and Seamus in a pickup truck drove to the lumberyard. Paddy walked in to the office and said, “We need some four-by-twos.”
The clerk said, “You mean two-by-fours, don’t you?”
Paddy said, “I’ll go check,” and went back to the truck. He returned a minute later and said, “Yeah, I meant two-by-fours.”
“All right. How long do you need them?”
Paddy paused for a minute and said, “I’d better go check.”
After a while, Paddy returned to the office and said, “A long time. We’re gonna build a house.”
Tongues are wagging over President Obama wearing flip-flops while on vacation in Hawaii last week.