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# irish words

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17 words that have a completely different meaning if you grew up in Ireland
“The bang off that yoke”.
16 tweets that will make no sense to anyone outside Ireland
“Where do ye snake the naggin?”.
A fascinating – and often hilarious – translation of Irish words and phrases
‘Irish Illusions – A Working Glossary’ was written by David E. Tatham of the British Embassy in Dublin during the early 1980s.
7 Irish words and phrases that English just can't match
A tense silence? “The slumber of the sneaky pig.”
7 Irish words that don't exist in English
Bit of plámás, be grand.
Begorrah sure I'll take one of your Irish accents
*Sheep sold separately.