An Irish oil worker is on a job in the frozen north of Alaska.
It’s forty below zero one winter night and Patrick is as usual drinking at his local saloon.
The bartender says to him, “Patrick, you owe me quite a bit on your tab, it’s starting to build up, so it is”.
“Sure’n I’m flat broke this week”, Patrick replied.
“That’s ok”, the bartender said. “I’ll just write your name and the amount you owe me right here on the wall”.
“But I’m not wantin’ any of me friends to see that”, Patrick replied.
“They won’t”, the bartender said, “I’ll just hang your parka over it until it’s paid”.
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