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Léinte, T-Léinte agus T-Léinte Snaidhmruaimnithe (and a few other types of shirts as well) Posted by on Apr 30, 2014

(le Róislín) You may have seen the recent notice for Transparent Language’s t-shirt store, which includes the popular slogan “Keep Calm and Learn Irish.” Ever wonder how the word “t-shirt” evolved in English, and, even more to the point, how to say “t-shirt” in Irish?  Fiosrach?  Léigh leat! First, an Béarla, since the shirt’s origins…

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Keep Calm and … Fan Socair agus … (in Irish) Posted by on Jan 18, 2014

(le Róislín) How many activities should we do while we keep calm?  Currently there are about 538,000,000 Google hits for the English phrase “Keep calm and …” (not limited to the “carry on” ending). In Irish, I’ve seen various translations for the “keep calm” part, but I think “fan socair” is best.  Cé mhéad amas Google…

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