Wednesday, January 12, 2005

Ahoy, matey!

There is an Irish lady here named Sheelagh (like Sheila). Every time I walk by her desk and see her name plate, I want to say her name like a pirate. Sheel-ARRRGH!


Blogger Ian said...

Ah, Irish is such a wonderful language - not! You want to know how confusing it is to try to drive somewhere when all the traffic signs are in Irish? I mean they are in English as well, but I always miss my turn thinking "How in the name of hell do they get *that* to be pronounced 'Dublin'...?"

1:11 PM  
Blogger Peeved Michelle said...

This name always confuses me at first glance: Siobhan.

Siobhan = Shuh-VAWN

Of course, the only place I ever see it is in baby name books. No, I don't have any kids, but looking at those books is one of my pastimes. Another one of those I just can't help but do.

1:39 PM  
Blogger Michael said...

I know people who live in Wales, which is just as bad. Imagine trying to fit this town on the envelope:

1:54 PM  
Blogger Ian said...

Michael, that's not a town - that's the middle row on a typewriter...

2:08 PM  
Blogger TerraT said...


That's one of the things I would pay someone to do in a heartbeat!

3:40 PM  

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