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An American guesses what Irish slang words mean

Holliers, ride, gee-eyed… so confused.

IN FAIRNESS, GOBSHITE does sound like a type of cheese.

Or not.

Spin 103 presenter Riyadh Khalaf set about teaching his American friend some Irish slang words, but not before asking her to guess what they mean.

Needless to say, ‘ride’ caused the most confusion.

Source: Riyadh K/YouTube

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