Discussion in 'Polls' started by warrior_squirrel21, Jun 19, 2008.
Clearly, Irish is one of those mysteries that were never meant to be solved.
Yes, but we sell it as "quaint' to tourists.
Clearly Ireland hasn't benefitted from independence
At least we could have taught you how to speak and spell
*beats a hasty retreat*
Given that English is my native language I'd say you succeeded on that one.
Not that that justifies the 700 years of oppression though .
Hurray for oppression! (not)
Ireland's a lovely place, even if you can't pronounce the places you've visited
My niece's name is Aoife which although short and sweet also throws a lot of people..
Aoife - it's my name too . I think it's the 80% vowel quotient which confuses people...
You're not my niece are you You're mighty clever for a 2 year old
I've always been precocious .
One I in my name.
Aoife's 80% vowel quotient isn't so bad. There are Welsh words with what appear to be a 0% vowel quotient. My fave is the name of a (probably) horse fromThe Mabinogion: Drwgddyddwg.
how do you pronouse that, Greybeard>?
No I's in my name. Also, I think y can be a vowel.
Everyone who says yes, you are wrong!
There is no "I" in the words, "your name"
I knew that.
I don't think throats were meant to treated that way...
Drwgddyddwg isn't that tough. In Welsh W is a vowel, and Y is treated much the same as it is in English. DD is a hard TH like this not thistle.
"DROOG thi thoog" or Droog "THI thoog". Still not easy, but manageable.
very cool... it does look really cool, if not intimidating
it isn't in my name, but is in my nickname
I've got two i's and two e's in my name . And I've got two i's in my nick. So I'd say that's very yes.
The question asked was "Letter I in youre (sic) name?" not "Letter I in 'your name'?" Punctuation matters: there was a multi-million dollar lawsuit in Canada recently that hinged on a comma.
Separate names with a comma.