Irish Slang Phrases
Someone who hasn't a clue about anything
Good-looking females/males
Confusion due to too many choices
Something that is pretty darn awful.
noun: an eejit
Indeed, of course, exactly, well now.
Usually in mountain gorillas, when groups come across each other in the forest, the male-male interactions are quite aggressive, involving chest-beating displays and sometimes even physical violence. Similarly, in Ireland, as a particular species of males, generally known as skangers, pass each other they display similar aggressive actions. These actions are known as throwing shapes and can involve head movements, fist movements and strange methods of walking.
An eloquent manner of saying someone is mean with money.
This is to portray an exhibition of sheer embarrassment. I love this expression, when you think of somebody actually making a show. Funny.
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