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Old 12-01-2007, 05:25 PM   #1
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Slainte!

Hello good people! I was born and raised in Ireland......from Italian parents, from Cremona and Conegliano.

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Old 12-01-2007, 05:45 PM   #2
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Hi, Seamus. Welcome to DC. Come on down and share some of the dishes you grew up with. You'll learn we're all ears here when it comes to food. We're glad you've found us.
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Old 12-01-2007, 05:46 PM   #3
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Hi Slainte, you should have some really interesting slants on old and traditional recipes, both Italian, and Irish. I am sure you will find this place as addicting as the rest of us do.
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Old 12-01-2007, 06:40 PM   #4
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Seamus, ryme with Reamus, or Itallian fame. That's pretty cool. What's even cooler is that you found this site. You will find a host of very knowledgeable and freindly people here. We have has a few of your contrymen and women here, but haven't seen some of them for a while now. So it's a happy hello to you from me.

Seeeeeeya; Goodweed of the North
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Old 12-01-2007, 06:44 PM   #5
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Old 12-01-2007, 07:19 PM   #6
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Welcome Seamus,
so glad you've joined us.

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Old 12-01-2007, 07:24 PM   #7
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Good to have you here Seamus.
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Old 12-01-2007, 08:22 PM   #8
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Hi Seamus, welcome!

Does "Slainte!" mean the same as "Cheers" when you clink glasses before you drink? Can you type out how to pronounce it?

My Irish neighbor says something that sounds like "Schlonsh" as a toast before we clink.

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Old 12-01-2007, 08:44 PM   #9
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Welcome, Seamus!

We have a 5 year old Seamus at our school and his name is pronounced "Shay-mus"--I'm as curious as Goodweed on how you pronounce it. Also does it mean anything as far as you know?

Have fun and hop on aboard!
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Old 12-01-2007, 11:03 PM   #10
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for feck's sake, seamus. where have ya been?

sit down and have a cup of tea. go on. go on, go on, go on.

(lol, how's my mrs. doyle imitation?)

welcome.

my da is from leitrim. before him from mayo and cavan, the mean bastids we are. i'm a plastic paddy, but proud of it, nonetheless.

did you know ol' st. pat himself was born of italian parents?

btw, qsis, slainte is pronounced slont-chuh. it means "good health".
and yes, seamus is pronounced shay-mus.
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