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11 words that just sound better in a Northside Dublin accent

Deadly.

1. Here

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As in “heyyoor”

The elongation is the key to its poetic sound.

2. Marvin

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Of the Lee variety.

3. Bleedin’

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4. Deadly

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^at their best when said together.

5. Spanner

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6. Batter

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You’d order a batter burger just to hear them say it back to you.

7. Hole

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“I will in me…”

Absolute Northside perfection.

8. Pox

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9. Story

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Bud.

10. Scarlet

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11. Massive

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Just sounds so much better than its Southside counterpart.

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