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 a 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.To compensate for this deficit perhaps, the Irish are particularly careful to clearly pronounce an l wherever it occurs, as in words like a#39;fielda#39; or a#39;fulla#39;, where you might just get a long vowel sound in other varieties of English. They also take pains toanbsp;...
|Title||:||Irish Language and Culture|
|Author||:||Gerry Coughlan, Martin Hughes|
|Publisher||:||Lonely Planet - 2007|