The Irish language has the best weird translations of common animal names

There's a popular saying in the Gaeilgeoir, or Irish Speaker, community: "Is fearr linn Gaeilge briste, ná Béarla cliste," which basically means "Broken Irish is better than clever English." I'm American, but I heard this refrain many times when I had the privilege of curating an Irish language Twitter account one week. I was nervous, […]

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