Lawmaker's Musical Tie Goes Off During Asbestos Speech An Irish lawmaker's Santa Claus tie started playing Christmas carols during a speech to the legislature. As the music played, colleagues chuckled, but the lawmaker continued with his speech.
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Lawmaker's Musical Tie Goes Off During Asbestos Speech

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Lawmaker's Musical Tie Goes Off During Asbestos Speech

Lawmaker's Musical Tie Goes Off During Asbestos Speech

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DAVID GREENE, HOST:

Good morning. I'm David Greene. Aengus O Snodaigh is an Irish lawmaker who wore a Santa Claus tie to work. He was giving a speech about workers exposed to asbestos when...

(SOUNDBITE OF MIDI CLIP OF "WE WISH YOU A MERRY CHRISTMAS")

GREENE: ...That tie he was wearing started playing Christmas carols. This is not the actual tie. It's one we found online. But as this music played, lawmakers chuckled as Mr. O Snodaigh kept giving his speech.

(SOUNDBITE OF THE PHILADELPHIA BRASS ENSEMBLE'S "WE WISH YOU A MERRY CHRISTMAS")

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