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There was a time in old Ireland, a time when storytellers and matchmakers understood all this. They didn't accept coincidence; they believed in legends, stories and faith. One beautiful matchmaker I read about from the archives of the Irish Folklore Commission explained it this way: "Even before we're born, the Gods place an invisible silver cord around each little boy and girl's ankle , loose at first, but as they mature this silver cord draws them closer together until they meet and know, 'this is the one that was made for me.'" I guess it's what we have come to know as "Love at first sight." Now it came to pass that this same matchmaker made a match between a farmer who had no teeth and a woman that worked in a bakery who had no breasts. Teeth were no problem in old Ireland. There were merchants that would rent them like we rent tuxedos today. Our farmer in question preferred a set of teeth which had six wolf teeth embedded in the dentures he rented. Besides given him a canine appearance, he also had a sense of humor and thought that he would rent a talking parrot to impress the wedding guests. Problem!!! This parrot was taught to only say: "Shut up...you hoor." The bride's father killed it! But oddly enough, the match survived and produced a lot of needed little farm hands... according to our matchmaker.