Irish Language and Culture

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Lonely Planet, 2007 - Foreign Language Study - 255 pages
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Bejaysus and begorrah! The next best thing for anyone not blessed with the gift of gab - a grand tour through the language, lilt and laughter of Ireland old and new. So joint in the craic, forget the Blarney Stone, and wrap your tongue around English the way the Irish reinvented it.

-Features special section on Irish Gaelic.
-Lonely Planet's English Language & Culture series goes behind the scenes of languages you thought you knew.
-Get into the culture and humor behind common - and not so common - English expressions and learn about the local languages that inspired them.
  

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Contents

Introduction
7
Irish English
14
Speaking Irish English
21
Lifestyle society
51
Education
71
Technology
77
Irish politics
83
Current affairs
96
Doing things
167
Actions
174
Misconceptions
187
County nicknames
195
Ulster political names
202
Numbers
208
Meeting people
221
Food drink
228

Public transport
103
Drinks drinking
116
Horse racing
137

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2007)

A Lonely Planet publication.