English As We Speak It in Ireland - Patrick Weston Joyce

English As We Speak It in Ireland

By Patrick Weston Joyce

  • Release Date: 1914-01-01
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Description

This invaluable book is at times a dictionary of Irish sayings as well as a collection of Hiberno-Englishisms. Joyce writes with enthusiasm and wit and the book reflects his interest in the Irish and English languages, the educational system, Irish music and song, place names and local history.