Living in EMILY with Irish roots

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Praise the ripe field, not the green corn.

It's for her own good that the cat purrs.

Do not mistake a goat's beard for a fine stallion's tail.

May the cat eat you, and may the devil eat the cat: Consider this insult a double whammy. By saying, "Go n-ithe an cat thĂș is go n-ithe an diabhal an cat," the speaker wishes that a cat gobble up his enemy like a can of Fancy Feast, and that the Devil eat them both. It's a surefire sentence to Hell. Curses are far more detailed and nuanced in Irish culture, as compared to the traditional F-bombs dropped in the U.S. Here's another popular mouthful of an insult: "May you be afflicted with itching without the benefit of scratching." Burn.

Love all men -- except lawyers.

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Hoping to recoup ruins the gambler.

Life is like a cup of tea, it's all in how you make it! Go on, have a cuppa. Go on, have a cuppa.

It is sweet to drink but bitter to pay for.

To the raven her own chick is white.

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