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This student from Co Down tested his US classmates on Nordie slang, and they hadn't a clue
# A Wee Dander
# A Wee Dander

This student from Co Down tested his US classmates on Nordie slang, and they hadn't a clue

Nov 4th 2016, 8:28 AM 4,094 Views 4 Comments

Do you think I came down the Lagan in a bubble though? Do you?

11 words that have a totally different meaning if you grew up in Ireland
# Stall It
# Stall It

11 words that have a totally different meaning if you grew up in Ireland

Sep 3rd 2016, 6:00 PM 6,303 Views 0 Comments

Dose.

Someone has made a cheeky Irish edit to the Wikipedia page for fanny packs
# Bum Bags
# Bum Bags

Someone has made a cheeky Irish edit to the Wikipedia page for fanny packs

Sep 1st 2016, 10:08 AM 7,574 Views 3 Comments

Irish people call them WHAT?

9 drawings showing the surprising origins of everyday slang
# Word Up
# Word Up

9 drawings showing the surprising origins of everyday slang

Jul 23rd 2016, 11:00 AM 7,187 Views 0 Comments

Read this before you kick the bucket.

10 words that just sound better in a Sligo accent
# Minker
# Minker

10 words that just sound better in a Sligo accent

Jun 19th 2016, 1:00 PM 11,051 Views 2 Comments

Ruptions.

10 words that just sound better in a Monaghan accent
# Poetry
# Poetry

10 words that just sound better in a Monaghan accent

May 8th 2016, 9:30 PM 23,201 Views 1 Comment

“Do do do do… Faaaarney Army.”

These spray-painted definitions of Cork slang words have popped up all over the city
# Langerload
# Langerload

These spray-painted definitions of Cork slang words have popped up all over the city

May 8th 2016, 2:57 PM 6,641 Views 1 Comment

Mint.

13 of the most cutting things a Dubliner could ever call you
# Clown
# Clown

13 of the most cutting things a Dubliner could ever call you

May 1st 2016, 8:15 PM 15,689 Views 5 Comments

C’mere to me ye dope.

11 words that prove Irish people do insults better than anyone else
# Best In The World
# Best In The World

11 words that prove Irish people do insults better than anyone else

Apr 6th 2016, 1:08 PM 40,401 Views 5 Comments

Ya gowl.

Conor McGregor tweeted the word 'gaf' last night and seriously confused non-Irish people
# In Me Gaf
# In Me Gaf

Conor McGregor tweeted the word 'gaf' last night and seriously confused non-Irish people

Apr 4th 2016, 8:06 PM 18,851 Views 1 Comment

“What’s a gaf?’

Bejaysus is a sacred Irish word and we’re glad the world knows about it
# In Defence Of
# In Defence Of

Bejaysus is a sacred Irish word and we’re glad the world knows about it

Mar 16th 2016, 6:55 PM 8,286 Views 3 Comments

It’s a way to sound pissed off that’s both poetic and quintessentially Irish.

13 Irish slang words we need the world to know about
# Gobshite
# Gobshite

13 Irish slang words we need the world to know about

Feb 1st 2016, 1:12 PM 122,478 Views 7 Comments

Get familiar.

This American shop's cheeky name should give you a chuckle
# Corner Boy
# Corner Boy

This American shop's cheeky name should give you a chuckle

Oct 4th 2015, 2:00 PM 6,203 Views 1 Comment

WE WANT TO VISIT.

How Well Do You Speak Teen?
# Slangin'
# Slangin'

How Well Do You Speak Teen?

Sep 7th 2015, 12:14 PM 12,060 Views 9 Comments

OMG WYRN?

An Official Ranking Of The Most Acceptable Slang Terms For Kissing
# Get The Wear
# Get The Wear

An Official Ranking Of The Most Acceptable Slang Terms For Kissing

Sep 3rd 2015, 9:45 AM 9,952 Views 6 Comments

Did you meet someone, or did you MEET someone?

Which Old Irish Slang Word Should You Use Every Day?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Which Old Irish Slang Word Should You Use Every Day?

Jul 19th 2015, 1:00 PM 11,505 Views 2 Comments

Get in here now and take this important quiz.

11 uniquely Irish ways of swearing
# Poetic
# Poetic

11 uniquely Irish ways of swearing

Jul 17th 2015, 9:30 PM 30,737 Views 12 Comments

When you want to swear but can’t go all out with it.

5 alternative names for your bottle of Buckfast
# Get Bucky
# Get Bucky

5 alternative names for your bottle of Buckfast

Jul 14th 2015, 2:29 PM 10,314 Views 3 Comments

Lurgan Champagne.

Just how Irish is the 'Irish goodbye'?
# Slan Abhaile
# Slan Abhaile

Just how Irish is the 'Irish goodbye'?

Jul 9th 2015, 5:09 PM 54,916 Views 10 Comments

Has it really got anything to do with us? We investigated.

10 Irish slang words that need to be added to the dictionary right now
# Morto
# Morto

10 Irish slang words that need to be added to the dictionary right now

Jun 12th 2015, 2:47 PM 36,806 Views 9 Comments

This is *our* language – the world needs to know about it.

There was some gobshite on Countdown yesterday
# Klassy
# Klassy

There was some gobshite on Countdown yesterday

Apr 28th 2015, 7:39 AM 8,790 Views 0 Comments

Use it in a sentence.

Here's how you say 'YOLO' in Irish
# As Gaeilge
# As Gaeilge

Here's how you say 'YOLO' in Irish

Mar 6th 2015, 11:28 AM 10,793 Views 1 Comment

Sound down with the kids as Gaeilge.

10 exceptionally questionable bits of 'Irish slang' found online
# Ah Bisto
# Ah Bisto

10 exceptionally questionable bits of 'Irish slang' found online

Feb 20th 2015, 9:30 PM 17,405 Views 19 Comments

This is how we talk, apparently.

14 words and phrases that have a totally different meaning in Dublin
# The Fair City
# The Fair City

14 words and phrases that have a totally different meaning in Dublin

Jan 25th 2015, 9:30 AM 119,405 Views 121 Comments

Excuse me, what does that mean? “Ask me bollix.”

11 old-timey words for 'hangover' we need to bring back
# Bust-head
# Bust-head

11 old-timey words for 'hangover' we need to bring back

Jan 1st 2015, 1:00 PM 39,032 Views 10 Comments

This crapulous bottle-ache will be the death of me.

10 words and phrases that have a totally different meaning in Waterford
# Up The Deise
# Up The Deise

10 words and phrases that have a totally different meaning in Waterford

Dec 13th 2014, 8:15 PM 58,097 Views 55 Comments

“Were you made in the glass factory?”

32 perfect observations about every Irish county's accent
# Liathroim
# Liathroim

32 perfect observations about every Irish county's accent

Dec 7th 2014, 8:15 PM 101,810 Views 94 Comments

We’re a quare nation, all the same.

9 more hapless tourists try to translate Irish slang
# Gee-eyed
# Gee-eyed

9 more hapless tourists try to translate Irish slang

Nov 25th 2014, 4:25 PM 5,977 Views 2 Comments

I will in me hole.

A guide to Irish football shouts for US fans you’ll meet in Dublin tonight
# Slang
From The42
# Slang

A guide to Irish football shouts for US fans you’ll meet in Dublin tonight

Nov 18th 2014, 7:34 PM 6,960 Views 3 Comments

When the word ‘house’ has got nothing to do with a living space.

Fed-up manager compiles ridiculous list of slang banned in the workplace
# 3hunnid
# 3hunnid

Fed-up manager compiles ridiculous list of slang banned in the workplace

Nov 11th 2014, 10:30 AM 7,571 Views 6 Comments

P.O.P Hold it Dine.

12 words and phrases that have a totally different meaning in the Midlands
# Feek
# Feek

12 words and phrases that have a totally different meaning in the Midlands

Oct 19th 2014, 6:00 PM 60,108 Views 46 Comments

Did you get anything off her?

Watch 12 hapless tourists struggling to translate Irish slang
# A Few Scoops
# A Few Scoops

Watch 12 hapless tourists struggling to translate Irish slang

Sep 25th 2014, 1:00 PM 32,995 Views 33 Comments

“If I had a garden full of Mickeys?”

11 words and phrases that have a totally different meaning in the West of Ireland
# Weshtlife
# Weshtlife

11 words and phrases that have a totally different meaning in the West of Ireland

Sep 20th 2014, 8:15 PM 105,498 Views 96 Comments

Going lushin’ tonight, lad?

9 modern slang phrases broken down and explained
# Bae Watch
# Bae Watch

9 modern slang phrases broken down and explained

Aug 16th 2014, 9:30 AM 94,837 Views 34 Comments

Know your “thot” from your “bae”.

9 things people from Limerick are sick of hearing
# Limsick
# Limsick

9 things people from Limerick are sick of hearing

Jul 13th 2014, 8:15 PM 57,180 Views 73 Comments

A boy the kid!

8 very interesting origins of Irish slang words
# Geebag
# Geebag

8 very interesting origins of Irish slang words

May 25th 2014, 8:15 PM 128,370 Views 72 Comments

Those words. The good ones. Where do they come from?

Here's further proof that Newfoundlanders and Irish people are the same
# What're Ye At?
# What're Ye At?

Here's further proof that Newfoundlanders and Irish people are the same

Apr 24th 2014, 9:26 AM 11,584 Views 6 Comments

A Newfoundland actor explained some Newfoundlandese slang, and it sounds VERY familiar.

The 8 most embarrassing parts of everyone's teenage diaries
# Dear Diary
# Dear Diary

The 8 most embarrassing parts of everyone's teenage diaries

Apr 11th 2014, 1:00 PM 36,681 Views 12 Comments

Dear Diary, today Conor asked me if he could use my sharpener. WOW!!!

Is the Irish accent actually the sexiest in the world?
# Gift Of The Gob
# Gift Of The Gob

Is the Irish accent actually the sexiest in the world?

Sep 21st 2013, 8:15 PM 45,615 Views 96 Comments

We think it is and here’s why.

9 distinctly Irish terms of abuse
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9 distinctly Irish terms of abuse

Sep 10th 2013, 2:02 PM 76,593 Views 205 Comments

Do you recognise any of these words? Well then you might just be a feckin’ langer.

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