Monday, 9 March 2009

Irlandanoj en Teksaso

Irish Gaelic was not preserved in pockets of Texas, as was French in the Port Arthur and Beaumont area and German in Fredericksburg and central Texas, nor was it broadly preserved as Spanish was.

Gaelic is an ancient language, which is beautiful when sung, but appears in print as if done by a typist with fingers on the wrong keys of the typewriter.

A few Gaelic words have stuck in our language like "bog," "shanty," "shebang," "smithereens,"...

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