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a poetic name for Ireland
THINGAMABOB OR THINGUMMY: CAN YOU DISTINGUISH BETWEEN THE US AND UK TERMS IN THIS QUIZ?
Do you know the difference between everyday US and UK terminology? Test yourself with this quiz on words that differ across the Atlantic.
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In the UK, COTTON CANDY is more commonly known as…
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How to use Emerald Isle in a sentence
Diana found to have Irish ancestry - so will William, Kate and baby George now visit the Emerald Isle?Princess Diana's Irish Roots|Tom Sykes|February 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Obama also has Irish roots, even further proof of how important the Emerald Isle is to our national gene pool.How Insane Is the Beer Summit?|Stanley Crouch|July 30, 2009|DAILY BEAST
This would mean an additional two weeks to the tour, and no doubt more time could pleasantly be spent in the Emerald Isle.British Highways And Byways From A Motor Car|Thomas D. Murphy
A ring of emerald hills is broken by a little gap to seaward, and in the centre is a miniature emerald isle.A Traveller in War-Time|Winston Churchill
It is a maculated typhus, and considered to be a special product of the Emerald Isle.
You have looks and you have brains and I have a hunch through all that Emerald Isle sauciness you have a heart too.A Place in the Sun|C.H. Thames
This, too, is saying a “big word,” for woodcock-shooting in the emerald isle is the cream of sport.Dog Breaking|William Nelson Hutchinson