One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘And, in this regard, Harry believed that his Irishness was a help in befriending the Nigerians as it did not carry with it the colonial baggage of the former rulers.’
- ‘The text, with is interlinear drawings and decorated initials composed of human and animal figures, has become emblematic of Ireland and Irishness.’
- ‘The fact that ‘we’ were in their country for a few hundred years might be considered a good reason to be thoroughly well acquainted with ‘what Irishness is’.’
- ‘John Hume's brain wave of issuing a certificate of Irishness to the millions of people around the world who claim Irish descent - at a price of course - is pretty ingenious.’
- ‘Their expression of Irishness is getting drunk on St. Patricks day and having some weird desire to support Notre Dame football team.’
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