'Fine,' says the Irishman. 'OK then,' says the foreman. 'First up, can you tell me the difference between a joist and a girder?'
'That's easy,' the Irishman replies. 'Joyce wrote Ulysses and Goethe wrote Faust.'
If we can't laugh at ourselves who can we?
The rest of the world because today everyone is Irish.
Except for anyone not drinking beer.