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Old 07-17-2002, 03:40 PM   #1
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A bit o' Dooblinese.....

Some folks in another thread were talking about the Dublin "needle" that's being built, which I hadn't heard about, so I looked it up....and I came across a couple of hiliarious sites about Dublin-speak/Dublinese. Omg, they have nicknames for everything, I wouldn't be able to keep up!

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some "monumental" nicknames for city sites:


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"outta me trolley"..

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Old 07-17-2002, 04:52 PM   #3
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Its just like cockney rhyming slang; mince pies-eyes, trouble & strife- wife

Our Dialect: http://speaknorniron.8m.net/common.htm *shudder* we dont ALL speak like that though phew
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Those are great! I found this when we were planning a trip to Scotland.

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Dublinese: "Anto and that bird were down the buzzer having a couple of scoops and they got blottoed and they were wearing the face of each other."

Man, if I ever go to Ireland I'm going to need a translator!
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here's a site where you can type in something and it will give it to you in Irish slang (they also have a scottish and english ones)

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