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Viper Higgins' latest video is going viral in America and they love his Mayo slang

Shneaky.

HARDY BUCKS STAR Francis ‘The Viper’ Higgins has an ongoing YouTube series about current affairs.

It’s called World News, and features the Viper giving a running commentary on news footage.

And the latest edition has gone viral internationally, making the front page of Reddit and racking up more than 100,000 views since being uploaded yesterday.

Warning: completely NSFW language

Source: Francis Higgins/YouTube

Basically the entire comments thread on the video – called ‘Irish Guy Reads The News’ – is Redditors in North America quoting basic Irish slang. And they are LOVING it.

Source: Giphy

Ah, if only they knew what heights slang in the west of Ireland can reach. If only they knew.

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

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