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The Irish For: Maura Higgins has brought the word 'shift' to a new audience - but where does it come from?
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The Irish For: Maura Higgins has brought the word 'shift' to a new audience - but where does it come from?

Jul 28th 2019, 8:30 AM 65,834 Views 60 Comments

Shifting is a regional use of a global term, so you can’t just search for the first recorded incidence – you have to look at context.

Some people in Ireland actually think shifting means getting the ride
# Shiftin N Ridin
# Shiftin N Ridin

Some people in Ireland actually think shifting means getting the ride

Apr 10th 2017, 2:45 PM 15,634 Views 3 Comments

Can open… worms everywhere.

How to wear red lipstick when you think you're gonna get the shift
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# Beauty

How to wear red lipstick when you think you're gonna get the shift

Apr 6th 2017, 8:40 PM 18,027 Views 3 Comments

Can you successfully smooch wearing a strong lip without smearing it all over your kissing partner’s face? Louise has the answers.

14 perfect observations about Irish people shifting the face off each other in public
# Lobbing The Gob
# Lobbing The Gob

14 perfect observations about Irish people shifting the face off each other in public

Feb 8th 2017, 9:30 PM 9,776 Views 1 Comment

“people shifting here with the zeal of toothless fish that subsist by sucking dust off the floor of the ocean.”

Can We Guess What Age You First Got The Shift?
# Lobbing The Gob
# Lobbing The Gob

Can We Guess What Age You First Got The Shift?

May 5th 2016, 1:24 PM 13,633 Views 9 Comments

Try this highly scientific method.

14 words that confuse the hell out of people outside Ireland
# The Shift
# The Shift

14 words that confuse the hell out of people outside Ireland

Feb 14th 2016, 9:30 PM 30,428 Views 7 Comments

A shoulder of what…?

Who Was This Celebrity Shifting In 2015?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Who Was This Celebrity Shifting In 2015?

Dec 23rd 2015, 9:30 PM 7,158 Views 2 Comments

This year in shifting news…

A photo of Duncan Bannatyne shifting his girlfriend has turned into a gas meme
# I Know I Will
# I Know I Will

A photo of Duncan Bannatyne shifting his girlfriend has turned into a gas meme

Dec 21st 2015, 12:07 PM 8,950 Views 2 Comments

As it tends to do.

These people agreed to shift a stranger while blindfolded and guess what they look like
# Lob The Gob
# Lob The Gob

These people agreed to shift a stranger while blindfolded and guess what they look like

Dec 1st 2015, 10:04 PM 7,404 Views 1 Comment

For science.

14 differences between singles and couples nights out
# The Shift
# The Shift

14 differences between singles and couples nights out

Oct 25th 2015, 6:00 PM 15,565 Views 5 Comments

All changed, changed utterly.

What is a Cinderfella and why are people chatting about it?
# The Shift
# The Shift

What is a Cinderfella and why are people chatting about it?

Oct 15th 2015, 11:51 AM 6,997 Views 3 Comments

We’ve all met one, apparently.

Will You Get The Shift This Weekend?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Will You Get The Shift This Weekend?

Aug 14th 2015, 10:04 PM 8,924 Views 8 Comments

An important and accurate prediction.

Sarah Michelle Gellar and Selma Blair recreated *that* shift from Cruel Intentions
# The Shift
# The Shift

Sarah Michelle Gellar and Selma Blair recreated *that* shift from Cruel Intentions

May 29th 2015, 4:51 PM 7,516 Views 2 Comments

And Reese Witherspoon’s face was perfectly awkward.

The 12 best captions to Madonna lobbing the gob on Drake
# Drizzy
# Drizzy

The 12 best captions to Madonna lobbing the gob on Drake

Apr 13th 2015, 10:44 AM 7,231 Views 1 Comment

Current mood: Drake.

How Good A Shift Are You?
# Quiz
# Quiz

How Good A Shift Are You?

Mar 28th 2015, 8:15 PM 20,625 Views 2 Comments

The question you have asked yourself for years.

19 thoughts every guy has while trying to get the shift
# Shifty Behaviour
# Shifty Behaviour

19 thoughts every guy has while trying to get the shift

Mar 14th 2015, 8:15 PM 18,130 Views 4 Comments

“One chicken wrap for the lady.”

Irish men have revealed why women reject them on a night out
# The Shift
# The Shift

Irish men have revealed why women reject them on a night out

Mar 12th 2015, 6:45 AM 10,043 Views 10 Comments

And their answers were certainly telling.

Irish men have revealed why women reject them on a night out
# No You're Grand
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# No You're Grand

Irish men have revealed why women reject them on a night out

Mar 11th 2015, 10:37 PM 42,014 Views 46 Comments

And their answers were certainly telling.

The 13 unwritten rules of going to an Irish nightclub
# The Shift
# The Shift

The 13 unwritten rules of going to an Irish nightclub

Feb 14th 2015, 8:15 PM 35,038 Views 8 Comments

A special experience.

There's an app that can reunite you with that mysterious shift in Coppers
# The Shift
# The Shift

There's an app that can reunite you with that mysterious shift in Coppers

Jan 6th 2015, 6:50 PM 6,385 Views 1 Comment

Once again, technology helps us with the important things in life.

You can now go on a Copper Face Jacks ski trip
# The Shift
# The Shift

You can now go on a Copper Face Jacks ski trip

Sep 30th 2014, 10:04 PM 4,890 Views 5 Comments

See yiz on the slopes.

Daíthí rubbed noses with the New Zealand Rose and it was deeply uncomfortable
# Shift Shift Shift
# Shift Shift Shift

Daíthí rubbed noses with the New Zealand Rose and it was deeply uncomfortable

Aug 20th 2014, 12:36 AM 2,610 Views 0 Comments

Ah yes, completely normal behaviour.

8 reasons why Irish people are hopeless at dating
# The Shift
# The Shift

8 reasons why Irish people are hopeless at dating

May 12th 2014, 12:58 PM 140,442 Views 72 Comments

New research has revealed how Irish people like to pay for dates. If we ever go on them.

Fancy lobbing the gob on a total stranger? First Kiss Ireland wants you
# Give's A Shift
# Give's A Shift

Fancy lobbing the gob on a total stranger? First Kiss Ireland wants you

Mar 13th 2014, 4:06 PM 4,836 Views 6 Comments

Getting the shift just got a whole lot easier.

Tesco is absolutely delighted that employees are getting the shift in store
# Extra Shift
# Extra Shift

Tesco is absolutely delighted that employees are getting the shift in store

Feb 11th 2014, 4:44 PM 6,537 Views 4 Comments

228 happy couples have come together in the supermarket’s Irish stores.

This ad captures every Irish man's struggle with the language of love
# Lidl Present
# Lidl Present

This ad captures every Irish man's struggle with the language of love

Feb 10th 2014, 1:44 PM 6,035 Views 0 Comments

Shall he compare thee to Shamrock Rovers?

Well, that's your Valentine's Day card sorted
# The Shift
# The Shift

Well, that's your Valentine's Day card sorted

Feb 6th 2014, 9:00 AM 4,335 Views 2 Comments

You old charmer.

If you live in Dublin you're one of the least romantic people in Ireland
# Most Romantic
# Most Romantic

If you live in Dublin you're one of the least romantic people in Ireland

Feb 4th 2014, 1:01 PM 5,900 Views 5 Comments

Dubs spend less on Valentine’s Day goods than anyone else in the country, apparently.

Remember Hot or Not? This lad played it on the street
# Hot Or Not
# Hot Or Not

Remember Hot or Not? This lad played it on the street

Jan 29th 2014, 11:45 AM 1,671 Views 0 Comments

Nothing says ‘self-esteem boost’ like the click of a button.

11 appalling trends you will DEFINITELY spot in an Irish nightclub
# On The Razz
# On The Razz

11 appalling trends you will DEFINITELY spot in an Irish nightclub

Nov 23rd 2013, 8:15 PM 115,331 Views 158 Comments

Spot these fashion disasters as the lights go up and you see who you’re REALLY dancing with.

The 6 Irish girls you've all gone out with
# The Shift
# The Shift

The 6 Irish girls you've all gone out with

Sep 29th 2013, 8:15 PM 66,124 Views 120 Comments

Date me, date my friends.

Joe Duffy and Miriam O'Callaghan share deeply awkward gob lobbing moment
# The Shift
# The Shift

Joe Duffy and Miriam O'Callaghan share deeply awkward gob lobbing moment

Aug 29th 2013, 2:27 PM 27,830 Views 48 Comments

It’s excruciating.

You can now give people a big sloppy kiss... via Twitter
# Kiss Me Quick
# Kiss Me Quick

You can now give people a big sloppy kiss... via Twitter

Jun 20th 2013, 7:00 PM 1,467 Views 0 Comments

Digital smooching is now a reality.

11 great tips for kissing girls, according to the internet
# The Shift
# The Shift

11 great tips for kissing girls, according to the internet

Feb 23rd 2013, 8:15 PM 42,185 Views 28 Comments

Including how your dirty boxer shorts can help!

My first kiss went something like this...
# Bike Shed
# Bike Shed

My first kiss went something like this...

Feb 17th 2013, 6:00 PM 86,544 Views 47 Comments

If you got the shift when you were a teenager, it probably happened in one of these seven places.