Happy St. Patty's Day everyone!
|Careful ladies, |
don't this one take you back to his gaff tonight after a few pints
This is one of my favorite holidays of the EVER. I love everything Irish and to celebrate I thought I would dust off some Irish phrases that I learned over in Dublin. I'll probably be throwin' some of these around tonight after a few Irish car bombs! (Stacie-- you and Brad will have to learn some of these before heading over there this summer!)
|The River Liffey and the Ha' Penny Bridge-- Where lots of homeless people beg for change.|
Bolloxed-- Really Drunk
Dosser-- Lazy person
D4-- Posh person, reffering to a neighborhood postal code
Give out-- Chew someone out
Fairplay!-- Well done!
Gard- Police officer
Gas-- Funny, as in "That's gas!"
Git-- Bad person
Gobshite-- Talkative boring person
Gone in the head-- Cra-zay
Howya -- Hi
What's the Craic?-- What's goin' on?
Jacks-- The bathroom
Toilet-- The bathroom
Knackered-- Really sleepy
Wrecked-- Really sleepy
Lashing-- Pouring rain
Lay off-- Leave me alone
Letting on-- Pretending
Rippin' the piss-- Lying/joking
Locked- Really drunk
Messin'-- Playing around
Norn Iron-- Northern Ireland
Tayto/crisps-- Potato Chips
Chips-- French Fries
Runners/Trainers-- Tennis shoes
Slagging-- Making fun of someone
Up the Pole-- Pregnant
Wanker-- Someone you don't like
Your Man-- That guy over there
Now let's use these in a sentence!
De feckin gards woke me when I was takin' a kip in de jacks in de nip! Feckin' wankers!
Your man's gaff if feckin manky. I'd give out to 'im but I think he's gone in the head.
Come up with your own!!
|In Cork for the Swell Season Show! Fall 2008|