Your Hiberno-English Word of the Day

[caption id="attachment_3209" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Hello, gorgeous."][/caption] Today's secret word is gorgeous. Let's see how it works. American-English: That sweater you got from KMart is pretty cute. Hiberno-English: That jumper you're after buying from Dunnes is just gorgeous! Got it? Cute/pleasing = gorgeous. That goes for budget clothes, people, objects, and behavior. I can be gorgeous

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When Worlds Collide

Grow up in America and you might equate potato pancakes with Hanukkah. Here in Germany, however, potato pancakes - or Kartoffelpuffers - are eaten year round by all; usually at streetmarkets, enjoyed with a glass of cold wine or beer. In Cologne, where we're spending the day, they call 'em Schnibbelkuchens. Me? I call 'em

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