A Dictionary of Cork Slang

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Collins Press, 1991 - Foreign Language Study - 116 pages
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A guide to the words that give color, vigor and individuality to the spoken language in Cork. It explains their meaning, gives examples of usage, and traces their derivations from sources as predictable as the Irish language to such exotic and unexpected ones as Hindustani. Shelta, as well as English, French, Norse and Dutch. There are almost 400 entries, 1.000 derivations and 21 illustrations by the renowned Cork artist William Harrington.

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Contents

Section 1
31
Section 2
39
Section 3
75
Section 4
98
Section 5
120
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