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A Christmas Warning

When I last looked at Amazon, Daniel Cassidy’s absurd book How The Irish Invented Slang was unavailable, though you can still buy a second-hand copy for a couple of dollars.  218 more words

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Brag

I have noticed that many of the early posts on this blog get relatively little traffic, so I have decided to start republishing some of them. 490 more words

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Hoodoo

I have noticed that many of the early posts on this blog get relatively little traffic, so I have decided to start republishing some of them. 736 more words

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Sneeze

I have noticed that many of the early posts on this blog get relatively little traffic, so I have decided to start republishing some of them. 511 more words

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Baloney

I have noticed that many of the early posts on this blog get relatively little traffic, so I have decided to start republishing some of them. 465 more words

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Of Irish Slaves and Irish Slang

I have recently had cause to criticise the absurd ‘Irish Slavery Meme’ which has been challenged by a number of historians, most notably Liam Hogan of Limerick. 528 more words

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More on Caribbean Slang

I had a message recently from someone called mat_leith (Mat Leith? Mat from Leith? Who cares!)  in relation to my post on Irish and Jamaican slang. 277 more words

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