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What is a wain in Ireland?

Wain: A child or young person. Watch yourself: Take care. Wile: Very or terrible. Informal Northern Irish adjective of late 19th century origin, meaning very or wild.

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Likewise, people ask, what does a ride mean in Ireland?

Ride in Ireland DOES NOT mean sitting in a car, or hopping up on a pony. It means hopping up on a person, or that you think they are attractive enough to be hopped up on. It means sex.

Secondly, what is a wain in Scottish? Derived from wee, meaning little, and ane meaning one, wean is a word most commonly used in the West of Scotland to refer to a young child, and is sometimes also spoken as wee yin or 'little one'.

In this manner, is Fanny a bad word in Ireland?

Fanny is there too, even if it seems more likely to raise chuckles than blushes. Frig is still taboo, although frigging is not. Many swear words, though, are no longer considered so shocking. Turd, fart, ass, bollocks and shag have been downgraded to mere "slang".

What does cracker mean in Ireland?

In Elizabethan times this could refer to "entertaining conversation" (one may be said to "crack" a joke) and cracker could be used to describe loud braggarts; this term and the Gaelic spelling craic are still in use in Ireland, Scotland and Northern England.

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