Seán’s Story

Seán’s Story

Words matter; spelling matters; grammar matters. These things give meaning to language. And while they may be alien to English speakers, diacritics and accents have evolved in the use of many languages with good reason. Because they too carry meaning. Consider...
The Big Question – An Cheist Mhór

The Big Question – An Cheist Mhór

Ar deireadh thiar tá sé de mhisneach ag duine éigin aghaidh a thabhairt ar mhórcheisteanna eolaíochta an tsaoil! An gCacann Beacha? Finally, someone has the courage to face up to the big scientific questions of our time! “Do bees...
So, This Bear Walks into a Bar …

So, This Bear Walks into a Bar …

béar, (m. noun) Bear. ~ bán, polar bear. Astr: An ~ Beag, Mór, the Little, Great, Bear. St. Exch: Bear. beár, (m. noun) Bar (in public house). Perhaps Dublin Airport Authority has employed a ‘Bear of Very Little Brain’? Creidiúint: Felim Borland ar...