Saturday, June 05, 2021

Quote of the Day

 Janan Ganesh in the Financial Times -- 

There is just one threat to English as the world’s lingua franca, and it is not Mandarin. It is not even the (overrated) potential of translation technologies. It is the language’s own descent into bullshit.

About that swimming pool

A neologism: Gom-bling -- an ostentatious display of wealth with Irish characteristics, such as might be designed by today's version of the Gombeen Man. See, e.g., the Skypool in Embassy Towers, with Ballymore as the developer. 

Wednesday, June 02, 2021

Irish leftist nationalism, explained

 And, in case they delete it, here's the screenshot: