King O'Toole and His Goose OCH, I thought all the world, far and near, had heerd o' King O'Toole--well, well, but the darkness of mankind is untellable! Well, sir, you must know, as you didn't bear it afore, that there was a king, called King O'Toole who was a fine old king in the old … Continue reading Celtic Fairy Tales #12
Medorthophobia- Fear of an erect penis.
Gold-Tree and Silver-Tree ONCE upon a time there was a king who had a wife, whose name was Silver-tree, and a daughter, whose name was Gold-tree. On a certain day of the days, Gold-tree and Silver-tree went to a glen, where there was a well, and in it there was a trout. Said Silver-tree, "Troutie, … Continue reading Celtic Fairy Tales #11
Medomalacuphobia- Fear of losing an erection.
Munachar and Manachar THERE once lived a Munachar and a Manachar, a long time ago, and it is a long time since it was, and if they were alive now they would not be alive then. They went out together to pick raspberries, and as many as Munachar used to pick Manachar used to eat. … Continue reading Celtic Fairy Tales #10
Mechanophobia- Fear of machines.
The Story of Deidre THERE was a man in Ireland once who was called Malcolm Harper. The man was a right good man, and he had a goodly share of this world's goods. He had a wife, but no family. What did Malcolm hear but that a soothsayer had come home to the place, and … Continue reading Celtic Fairy Tales #9