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17 tweets that perfectly explain naggins to the rest of the world

“Sorry, what are naggins?”

Happy New Year #lets #go #naggin

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FOR THOSE OUTSIDE Ireland, it’s confusing.

It’s rare that a country would have a small unit of alcoholic measurement all to itself – but we do. A naggin is a 200ml bottle of spirits, but it’s so much more than that.

1. Firstly, the phrase “few naggins be grand” might seem confusing to some

Be grand.

2. But they’re really the answer to everything

theanswer Source: ClawsKelly Twitter

3. Anytime you see someone on TV a little drunk, blame the naggin

4. For the uninitiated, “sneaking a naggin” is a tactic to bring the bottle into events/establishments. But there are problems

5. They also hold certain mystical qualities

6. You literally can’t say the word without prefacing it with some form of “sneaky”

7. Simply Having a Wonderful Naggin Time

8. It’s a Budget concern every year

Just making vanilla extract #standardmondaynight #naggin #yourcheapestvodkaplease

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9. Also, if you’re looking for an education, one should familiarise themselves with the term “emergency naggin”

10. The one kept aside for a potential party when the shops are closed

11. It’s part of everyday chat

12. And the term “crouching tiger hidden naggin” is a standard pun in these parts

13. For those abroad, they must go without

14. Imagine if they were included with your Leaving Cert results though

Christmas with Bae <3 #christmas #christmaseve #drink #naggin #jackdaniels #whiskey

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15. There’s a naggin line that can be crossed

16. But really, they’re there for you 12 months of the year

#sneaky #naggin #sneakynaggin #smirnoff #smirnoffnails #blackandwhite #gelnailscork #glamnails #glamnailsbernadette

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17. Obsession, by Calvin Naggin <3

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