Language Matters

Kathleen Stein Smith, Ph.D

Top ten words the Irish use that confuse Americans

“We were inspired by an article featured in TheJournal.ie to put together a list of words that are uniquely Irish. More to the point, words that the writer (a relatively new Irish immigrant in New York) uses regularly that never fail to stump Americans.

 Here’s my pick of the top ten random Irish/English words.”

Read more @ http://www.irishcentral.com/culture/craic/top-ten-words-the-irish-use-that-never-fail-to-confuse-americans-167418095-237788081.html

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