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From: "KK Cat" <>
Subject: Re: which is correct? Erin go Bragh or Braugh?
Date: Thu, 20 Mar 2003 00:27:08 -0000
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> "Is Mise Gan Ainm" <> wrote in message
> news:seKda.171237$...
> > In news:b56grv$2650l0$1@ID-149571.news.dfncis.de,
> > Trish <> typed:
> > || "Mike" <> wrote in message
> > || news:_ivda.25748$...
> > ||| Erin Go Braugh or Erin Go Bragh. Which is correct?
> > |||
> > ||
> > || Neither really. If it's supposed to be Irish, I believe
> > || it should read Eireann Go Brach, with a 'fada' on the E
> > || of Eireann and the a of brach.
> > ||
> > || It's a phrase I have never heard used by anyone from
> > || Ireland, unless they were putting on a stage-Irish
> > || persona. Begorrah.
> >
> >
> > The short form 'Erin' was part of the slogan "Erin go Bragh"
> > on an American {I think] Fenian Flag of the 1860's.
> >
> >
> >>


"Mike" <> wrote in message
news:5YOda.53237$...
> I'm learning a lot by asking a simple question. Many many U.S. St
> Partrick's Day cards include
> Erin Go Braugh or Erin Go Bragh
>
> Mike



And I can assure you that none of the St Patrick's Day cards in Ireland had
any spelling variation of Erin go bragh on them:-)

Anne Marie



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