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Bockety, bean an tí and Old Segotia finally made their way to Oxford English Dictionary

Bockety, bean an tí and Old Segotia finally made their way to Oxford English Dictionary

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12.04 26 Mar 2022


Bockety, bean an tí and Old Segotia finally made their way to Oxford English Dictionary


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12.04 26 Mar 2022


Bockety, bean an tí and Old Segotia, words that only Irish people have a grasp on. Yet these popular phrases found their way to Oxford English Dictionary.  What are their origins and how do we as Irish are contributing to the English language?  Frank McNally, an Irish Times columnist and chief of An Irishman’s Dictionary joined Anton on the show. 

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