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Old 9th November 2006, 06:22 PM
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CORK SLANG



Part 1: Expressions
C'mere... Excuse me
I will,yeah .... no
What's the story fella?.... How are you?
how's the form?.... How are you?
how's it hanging?.... How are you?
You would yeah... You wouldn't dare
Here la ... here you are
there la... it's over there/look over there
State a him la... He looks bad
Ah/awe) now sham... thats good
I claim ya... I would really like to engage in a fight with you.
Pure... very
Langie... Hanging onto the back of a lorry –“ I got a langie off the back of a Southern Fruit Truck yesterday.”
Like... this word is used at least once in every Cork sentence.
Like eh... Used as a hesitation at the start of a sentence.
Nawful... terrible
Bate... beat up
have a lash off... have a go
Lash into hash... Smoke cannibas
Be wide... be careful
Be dog wide.. be extra careful
How bad bhoy... good
Bhoy... man/person. Not necesserily a Celt
Lapsi Pa.. Non existent disease
That fella has a touch of the lapsi pas.
Up for the baa








Part 2: Nouns & verbs When kids make their confirmation it is a tradition to buy lots of sweetsand throw them out to the other kids in the school who bate the heads off one another to get them. The shout ‘up for thbaa’ goes up when the throwing starts.
Brasser/stella/tramp/trollup... prostitute
Jammy Rag.. tampon
Wan/bure... female
Young wan... female child
Fella/fein/ feeno/your man.. male
Small fella.. Male child
Mam, ole laid, ole wan... mother
Ole fella... Father
Apache... a young person up to no good
Salk... stolen car
Sham-feen... macho or hard-man
Snout/gonker/snoz... nose
Gowl(Ghoul)... Stupid person
Gimp... idiot
Fifty... Stood up
Poppies/tatties... Potatoes
Shades/law/blue bottles/pigs/5-0... Garda
Rubber Dollies... Trainers: Dunnes are selling daycent rubber dollies for a tenner
Two-bulb/shade mobile... squad car
Pig stie... Garda station
Gatch... walk
Gammy... deformed
Jag/doing a line/jaggin/meetin a wan/with/... going out with
Gatt/gattin/on the tear/on the piss... drink/drinking
Reef/reefin/mangle... beat up/beating up
Lamp/skanse/la... look
Droppin/Waz... need to go to the toilet/restroom
Wah /Whacker... not a nice person
Norrie... Person from Northside of the Cork City.
Ucks... The end of an apple -I bags the ucks
Manage... Type of savings scheme often run amongst families and friends. Loans can be taken interest free to pay for stuff. If you are passing Lough Road drop in the manage money for me

Part 3 :Place Names
Grawn... Gurranabraher
Knocka... Knocknaheeney
Mahn.. Mahon
da Han... Ballyphehane
Toker... Togher
da Glen... The Glen
Pana... St. Patrick Street
Flying bottle.. The HolyHill Inn
da Peace Park.. Bishop Lucey Park
Clon... Clonakilty
Crosser... Crosshaven
da Cross... Turners Cross Football Ground
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Old 9th November 2006, 08:04 PM
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