Essential Norn Irish: Yer Man's A to Z Guide to Everyday Banter

Essential Norn Irish: Yer Man's A to Z Guide to Everyday Banter

by Owen Kelly


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Are you left not having a baldy by what punters around you are saying? Does the way you hear English being spoke lack rime and raisin? If so, this is exactly the wee toady book you've been duking for.

Self-proclaimed Norn Irish expert Owen Kelly has compiled the definitive basic introduction to local lingo, helping the reader to tell the difference between an 'Absolutely!' and a 'Wise'! So, whether you're a native or a visitor, and without Annie Furderadoo, overcome your diffs and join in the banter. Square crack!

'The authentic voice of Ulster - irreverent, independent, humorous and humane.' Northern Life

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781847178824
Publisher: Irish American Book Company
Publication date: 03/09/2017
Pages: 80
Product dimensions: 4.35(w) x 6.95(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

The late Owen Kelly was one of Northern Ireland’s best-loved humorists, known predominantly for his two long-running columns for The Irish News – Kelly’s World and The Saturday Column. He was the author of two volumes of autobiography (Tales Out of School and Hens’ Teeth), two volumes of Ulster humour (Kelly’s Country and Kelly’s World) and a wealth of newspaper, radio and magazine work. Owen sadly died in 2008.

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