Posted on 03/17/2021 at 11:45 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Book nerds are also often word nerds, so we’ll take a quick St. Patrick’s Day detour to the world of linguistics along with Grammar Girl.

Mignon Fogarty explains how Irish English speakers use the reflexive pronouns myself, himself, and herself differently than those of us in other English-speaking regions.

She also shares a few words and phrases that come from Irish English (not Gaelic) and some that actually don’t.

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Categories: Today in Books

Tagged As: Grammar Girl, Language

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