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Which Old Irish Slang Word Should You Use Every Day?

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Well, how's she cuttin'?
Grand, all good
She's cuttin' fine!
Choose yourself a drink when you're down the local...
And some grub when you leave...
Chipper
A good feed when you get home

Pizza
Chinese
Now, picture yourself living in old Ireland, what would be your job?
Switchboard operator
Blacksmith

Lamp lighter
Telegraphist
How many times do you swear a day, would you say?
Hardly ever
More than 10

More than 20
Countless f**kin times
Pick out your favourite word as Gaeilge from these...
déistineach
gabháltas

fíorshaor
creachadóir
And finally... would you be much of a talker?
I'm more the strong, silent type
I say me piece when needed

I've been known to chat away to anyone when the time is right
They can't shut me up
Answer all the questions to see your result!
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Blaggard
There's no better way to say scoundrel or rogue - you'd be the talk of the town if you started calling people out using "blaggard" from now on.
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Gobeen
The best dismissive slang term that modern day Irish people go without. Now, you can change that by subtly reentering it into your already varied vocabulary of comical insults.
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Coddin
As in "I'm just coddin' you!" Next time you're pulling someone's leg wheel out this classic and bask in your true commitment to old Irish slang.
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Eegit
Yes, yes, you might say it from time to time - but it needs to come back into your everyday vernacular. There's nothing more cutting in Irish slang than calling someone an eegit.
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Gander
Havin' a gander is a long lost Irish tradition. People are more likely to say look or gawk or one of them fancy new fangled terms. Now's your chance to put them right.
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Shitehawk
Pure, simple, under appreciated in these modern times. Use this opportunity to reintroduce shitehawk into your ever evolving vocabulary.
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