Craic & Codology

OXFORD ENGLISH DICTIONARY – IRISH LEXICON UPDATE

dictionary

Kitt | verb
• To saturate the front pages of newspapers with ridiculous filler stories. E.g. “Who do they think all those lazy hacks are kitting with that awful filler rubbish about some musician complaining that Dublin rents are too high?”
Duff | adjective
• Irish slang expression to describe someone who affects manners and opinions of a loudmouth Dublin taxi-driver. E.g. “That duff bloke was on RTÉ again shooting his mouth off about how the GAA hate soccer players.”
Ross | noun
• English vernacular. To care about nothing other than courting publicity. E.g. “Some self-important people don’t give a ross about pandering to old people in the hope of gaining a few votes.”


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