Dublinisms


#302

…with a boxing glove on.


#303

Finns and Murrays were very important for the few sweets! (Apologies- wrong thread!)


#304

Gick/gicker


#305

A newsagents in Fairview across from the park near the Tech sold single ciggies.


#306

gicknaaaaa


#307

Was only thinking of that this morning and was going to post it. Ya gicknaaa a very degrading name to be hit with when growing up.


#308

Up the Gary Glitter (but wouldn’t be using the term now)


#309

Smell O Benjy off ya!


#310

ya shite hawk


#311

Has “gee-bag” been mentioned yet?


#312

I use it all the time! :wink: A Deadner and a nice pair o’ diddies.


#313

On the Season Ticket thread.
Often and justifiably so.


#314

A shop in Mount Brown sold ‘loosers’ and a match for 10 pence.

Simpler times, where you could start to kill yourself at an early age.


#315

Have we had “bleedin’” yet?
Or “is your face hurtin’ ya - because it’s killin’ me”?


#316

Most of the rhyming slang originated in London (e.g. tea leaf). Not “Gemma Hussey” of course, which is definitely indigenous. And I’m not sure about “ass me Swiss” = “ask my Swiss (roll)” = ask my hole, don’t know if Cockneys use hole as slang for arse… any other originals?


#317

When asked where someone is, the answer was, is my face red? No. Well then he’s not up me hole


#318

Where is John ?

Up me hole picking daisies !


#319

Haha we had up me hole picking brown potatoes


#320

Are there no friendly Dublinism that don’t involve body parts?:rofl:


#321

Haven’t heard these for years in pub toilets:
'So this is where all the big knobs hang out"
“Better an empty house than a bad tenant” (said after a rasper of a fart)