Following our recent item on words and sayings which derived from Portglenone and surrounding areas, we have now received a query asking if there are any words or phrases which don’t have their genesis in the village.
Again, the answer is yes. Examples which have no connection to Portglenone include;
The colour ‘Puce’
All reflexive pronouns
The literary term, ‘Unreliable Narrator’
And the profane euphemism, ‘Tea-bagging’.