There’s Irish for you.

Such a friendly race. …

I have won or come in second runner up at least in the Irish National Awards. In a spirit of bonhomie Fred Martins wrote to congratulate me. Isn't that nice

We wish to congratulate you for emerging the third (3rd) prize winner in the 2008 Irish National Anniversary Award. Contact :Bar Fred Martins. Email Address :irnl_claimcentres@xxx. TEL :+xxx, FAX:xxxx.

OK I only came in 3rd and I am sure he didn't mean to rub it in. But imagine if I had entered the competition if I can come in 3rd without even trying. Just one thing:
From: Sergio.xxxx@xxxx.eu sounds somewhat continental. It's obviously the place he works. Must be feeling homesick or something to want to speak to someone who is, after all is said and done, a loser.

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