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Irishmen react to having their beards tickled by a stranger

The question is not 'why?' but 'why not sooner?'


Miles Klee

Internet Culture

Posted on May 5, 2015   Updated on May 28, 2021, 10:09 pm CDT

The best ideas are like lightning bolts out of the blue, and when someone else has one, you can’t help but be jealous that lightning didn’t strike you first. Such is the case with the latest masterpiece in the YouTube/Vine genre of “weirdly invading strangers’ personal space for a cheap laugh.”

Think you know how the typical Irishman will react to having his beard tickled by some baby-talking rando with a smartphone? You might be surprised.

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Now let’s see him do it in Texas.

Photo via David Goehring/Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

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*First Published: May 5, 2015, 11:19 am CDT