A Texan walks into a pub in Ireland and clears his voice to
the crowd of drinkers. He says, "I hear you Irish are a bunch
of hard drinkers. I'll give $500 American dollars to anybody
in here who can drink 10 pints of Guinness back-to-back." The
room is quiet
and no one takes up the Texan's offer.
One man even leaves. Thirty minutes later the same gentleman
who left shows back up and taps the Texan on the shoulder.
"Is your bet still good?", asks the Irishman.
The Texan says yes and asks the bartender to line up 10
pints of Guinness. Immediately the Irishman tears into all 10
of the pint glasses drinking them all back-to-back.
The other pub patrons cheer as the Texan sits in amazement.
The Texan gives the Irishman the $500 and says, "If ya don't
mind me askin', where did you go for that 30 minutes you were
The Irishman replies, "Oh...I had to go to the pub down the
street to see if I could do it first".