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8 struggles all Sadhbhs know to be true

It’s tough out there.

SADHBHS (AND SAIDBHS, and Saibhs) of the world, gather round.

It’s time to recognise the hardships you’ve been through, the explanations you’ve come up with, the confused looks, and the mangled attempts at your beautiful Irish name.

There was the time the Telegraph had to explain that Sharon Horgan’s daughter’s name was not a typo

They were writing about Sharon’s Catastrophe character calling her daughter ‘Muireann’.

sadb Source:

All those times this question was asked

The time this UK-based Sadhbh just gave in

And this Sadhbh just accepted things

The time this Sadhbh was called Five

And of course a shoutout to all these Sadhbhs

At least Sives have it easier

It’s the go-to phonetic spelling.

(Except when they’re calling you ‘sieve’)

Sieve Source: tjmwatson

Shoutout to this courageous Sadhbh

And all the Sadhbhs!

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Emer McLysaght

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