Black and Tans

Dunsany Castle, Lord Dunsany's home in County Meath, Ireland, was once sacked by the Black and Tans, a British army sent to Ireland to tackle Sinn Fein and the Irish Republican Army (IRA).

As the soldiers departed, leaving a trail of destruction in their wake, they were bid adieu by Lord Dunsany's butler: "Who," he tartly inquired, "shall I say called?"

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