Cork Slang, Like A Dictionary of Cork Slang
Originally by Seán Beecher
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STRAWK HAWLING

Construct:
Definition: An expression of satisfaction with oneself and life in reply to an enquiry about one's health, etc., and expression of good-humoured resignation.
Use: How're you doing? Answer: Strawkhawlin' !
Derivation: Unknown, but note 'Struggling to make a living, just managing'. 'Strácáil' - dragging, drudging. (Ó-hÉaluithe).


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