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Subject: Re: What Irish means in English
From: Jeremy Cowan <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Jeremy Cowan <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Wed, 1 Feb 1995 07:18:21 -0600
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On Tue, 31 Jan 1995, Bernard T Morgan wrote:
> If anyone want to know what Irish means they should look it up in an English
> dictionary, try the 27 volume Oxford English dictionary. You will find that
> it pertains to the language and culture of Ireland AND the Highlands of
> Scotland!!!
 
My American Dictionary lists Irish as referring only to things and people
from Ireland.  But it does admit that "Irish" comes from an Old Irish word
for Celt.
 
Jeremy Cowan (who is not yet creating his own sentences in Ga\idhlig)

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