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#Say what?

From TheJournal.ie A third world war and a low class of criminal: The week in quotes Say That Again

A third world war and a low class of criminal: The week in quotes

“When Michaela wakes for a bottle I knock on the engine to warm up the car.”

From TheJournal.ie Our worst fears and a lack of editorial judgement: The week in quotes Say That Again

Our worst fears and a lack of editorial judgement: The week in quotes

“This has, unsurprisingly, caused considerable offence.”

From TheJournal.ie Shadows of the past and the most bonkers of all of us: The week in quotes Say That Again

Shadows of the past and the most bonkers of all of us: The week in quotes

Ulster Bank have moved their customer care centre down to the Four Courts.

From TheJournal.ie Unfortunate use of words and political damage: The week in quotes Say That Again

Unfortunate use of words and political damage: The week in quotes

“I’m gonna eat. I’m going to eat loads of food and drink a few pints and spent a lot of time with the family.”

From TheJournal.ie "In the best interests of An Garda Síochána and my family": GardaGate in quotes Say That Again

"In the best interests of An Garda Síochána and my family": GardaGate in quotes

“The fish rots from the head and the rot starts with you Minister.”

From TheJournal.ie Massive bailouts and going to the gym: The week in quotes Say That Again

Massive bailouts and going to the gym: The week in quotes

“Russian soldiers have started shooting at Ukrainian military servicemen, and that is a war crime.”

From TheJournal.ie Robin Hood and bubblin' in Dublin: The week in quotes Say That Again

Robin Hood and bubblin' in Dublin: The week in quotes

“You know, nobody was watching the store. That’s what we found.”

From TheJournal.ie Blah, mumble, and Irish Ukrainians: The week in quotes Say That Again

Blah, mumble, and Irish Ukrainians: The week in quotes

“The European Commission has always been on the side of Ireland, one could even say one of your best friends.”

From TheJournal.ie The full truth and the Kardashians: The week in quotes Say That Again

The full truth and the Kardashians: The week in quotes

“This isn’t the Kardashians, for goodness sake.”

From TheJournal.ie Serious allegations and doing a very good job: The week in quotes Say That Again This post contains images

Serious allegations and doing a very good job: The week in quotes

“They’re a law onto themselves and it seems like everyone is terrified of them.”

From TheJournal.ie Keeping it real and a change in weather patterns: The week in quotes Say That Again This post contains images

Keeping it real and a change in weather patterns: The week in quotes

“We have pulled resources from every part of the company and beyond to get the lights back on as quickly as we can.”

From TheJournal.ie King Canute and feeling oppressed: The week in quotes Say What? This post contains images

King Canute and feeling oppressed: The week in quotes

“I am so far away. I don’t know where I am or what happened.”

From TheJournal.ie Loaded terms and dark chapters: The week in quotes Say What? This post contains images

Loaded terms and dark chapters: The week in quotes

“This is a very dark chapter from our past which we will confront in this generation.”

From TheJournal.ie Carpets filled with maggots and GAA lotteries: The week in quotes Say What? This post contains images

Carpets filled with maggots and GAA lotteries: The week in quotes

“Frankly, on a personal level, I think it’s quite disgusting.”

From TheJournal.ie A lot of money and a lot of travel: The week in quotes Say What? This post contains images

A lot of money and a lot of travel: The week in quotes

“I was not at any board meeting that signed off on this agreement, not part of any confidentiality agreement that was signed.”

Memo encourages employees to stop effin' and blindin' at work

We’re certain that isn’t feasible.

From TheJournal.ie Mafia-style heists and darker downsides: The week in quotes Say What? This post contains images

Mafia-style heists and darker downsides: The week in quotes

“Can you say that in English, please?”

From TheJournal.ie Top readers' comments of the week You Told Us

Top readers' comments of the week

Here’s our round-up of the most interesting and most popular comments from the past seven days. Did you make it in?

12 distinctly Irish ways to describe your hangover

A lexicon of Irish words for the terrible, near-fatal consequences of going on the lash.

The 14 greatest celebrity quotes of 2013

The 14 greatest celebrity quotes of 2013

They say the darndest things.

8 things you're definitely sick of hearing by now

Deck the halls with – SHUT UP.

From TheJournal.ie Glorified piss and tossers: The week in quotes Say What? This post contains images

Glorified piss and tossers: The week in quotes

“They relish having their feathers stroked and like to chirp, cluck, and gobble along to their favourite tunes.”

From TheJournal.ie Authors of destiny and qualms with everything: The week in quotes Say What? This post contains images

Authors of destiny and qualms with everything: The week in quotes

“The link between the Irish nationals and the chlamydia statistics was of the newspaper’s making and not supported by any reported information.”

From TheJournal.ie Bold boys and great lights: The week in quotes Say What? This post contains images

Bold boys and great lights: The week in quotes

“In terms of my personal view, I would have no issue living next to a pylon.”

From TheJournal.ie Quality people and idiots: The week in quotes Said And Done This post contains images

Quality people and idiots: The week in quotes

“Everybody knows Santa sees all – even Dáil debates.”

8 words that have lost all meaning in modern life
From TheJournal.ie A pint or two and premier league allowances: The week in quotes Say What? This post contains images

A pint or two and premier league allowances: The week in quotes

“We are the poorer for his passing today but Ireland is very much the richer for his labours.”

From TheJournal.ie Mother Teresa and wild exaggeration: The week in quotes Say What? This post contains images

Mother Teresa and wild exaggeration: The week in quotes

“This country has gone wild with exaggeration.”

From TheJournal.ie Going into the internet and smoking crack cocaine: The week in quotes Say What? This post contains images

Going into the internet and smoking crack cocaine: The week in quotes

“Who is John Gilligan accountable to? Who is Nidge out of Love/Hate accountable to?”

From TheJournal.ie Take the first step and hard and heavy: The week in quotes Said And Done This post contains images

Take the first step and hard and heavy: The week in quotes

“Eventually you will discover a place of peace within yourself, a place that encourages you to head out into the world and live your life fully.”

From TheJournal.ie Profundity of rotundity and Murphy's cow: The week in quotes Said And Done This post contains images

Profundity of rotundity and Murphy's cow: The week in quotes

“I heard that the other side of the story, the people that he, am, ah, put to death were spoiling the economy of his country by devaluing the deutschmark.”

From TheJournal.ie Stone hearts and dark nights: The week in quotes Said And Done This post contains images

Stone hearts and dark nights: The week in quotes

“Stuck in a lift with half the Cabinet on Budget Day. Late for RTE. What are the chances?”

From TheJournal.ie 'He gives bland a bad name': The week in quotes Said And Done This post contains images

'He gives bland a bad name': The week in quotes

“You’ll be astounded at all the good news I’ll be announcing!”

From TheJournal.ie Extracting ransoms and holding coats: The week in quotes Said And Done This post contains images

Extracting ransoms and holding coats: The week in quotes

“Please in future say no when you are asked to prostitute yourself.”

From TheJournal.ie Old Man River and the romance is gone: The week in quotes Said And Done This post contains images

Old Man River and the romance is gone: The week in quotes

“We have examples here of three-year-olds eating hamburgers and crisps.”

From TheJournal.ie Anti-Enda sentiment and atrocities: The week in quotes Said And Done This post contains images

Anti-Enda sentiment and atrocities: The week in quotes

“I might go and have a drink now, believe it or not. Cheers.”

From TheJournal.ie France is ready and too ambitious: The week in quotes Said And Done This post contains images

France is ready and too ambitious: The week in quotes

“There is no one more sorry than I about what happened.”

From TheJournal.ie Omnishambles, twerk and dad dancing make the Oxford dictionary Twerk

Omnishambles, twerk and dad dancing make the Oxford dictionary

They join fauxhawk, FOMO and emoji as new words in the online dictionary.

From TheJournal.ie Chelsea Manning and brazen vandalism: The week in quotes Said And Done This post contains images

Chelsea Manning and brazen vandalism: The week in quotes

“As I transition into this next phase of my life, I want everyone to know the real me. I am Chelsea Manning. I am a female.”