19 Words That Have A Totally Different Meaning In Ireland

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2. "Delicatessen"

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What it normally means: A small shop that sells high-quality foods.

What is means in Ireland: A counter in a corner shop that will make you a chicken fillet roll with loads of coleslaw.

8. "Frontage"

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What it normally means: The part of a building that faces the road.

What it means in Ireland: Part of a powerful chat-up line. "The family farm has great frontage."

10. "Ride"

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What it normally means: To travel upon a horse or a bicycle.

What it means in Ireland: A very attractive person. Or, with the addition of the definite article, sex.

12. "Immersion"

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What it normally means: To put someone or something completely under the surface of a liquid.

What it means in Ireland: The constant bugbear of any Irish parent.

17. "Yoke"

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What it normally means: A wooden bar that is fastened over the necks of two animals , especially cattle.

What it means in Ireland: Any item that you don't know the name of.