Post 85

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’.

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