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To: NYer

I read somewhere that the “Wake” originated in Ireland because sometimes people would awake during their funeral.

The Wake give them a proper time period to do just that.


6 posted on 04/03/2011 6:35:37 AM PDT by bethtopaz ( www.rapturealert.com)
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To: bethtopaz
I read somewhere that the “Wake” originated in Ireland because sometimes people would awake during their funeral.

Well, that's Ireland, where it's hard to tell the difference between “dead drunk” and “dead”.
34 posted on 04/03/2011 6:54:08 AM PDT by Cheburashka (Democratic Underground: The Hogwarts of stupid.)
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