Tipperary Christening, The
DESCRIPTION: Dennis is christened in Tipperary. Everyone is there. "After dancing, they went in to lunching ... They had all kinds of tea ... and everything that would please." After dinner there was speaking, match making... "they wished the next would be twins"
EARLIEST DATE: 1901 (O'Conor)
KEYWORDS: childbirth dancing food party moniker twins
REFERENCES (1 citation):
O'Conor, p. 15, "The Tipperary Christening" (1 text)
Bodleian, Harding B 11(3840), "The Tipperary Christening", unknown, n.d.
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