Cork Slang, Like A Dictionary of Cork Slang
by Seán Beecher
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Introduction · Acknowledgements

Construct: Exclamation
Definition: Coward, cowardice (usually heard at soccer games). Contemptuous exclamation directed at a player.
Also Higos, A Touch Of The, Higo Shytes.
Use: H.L.I.!
Derivation: Initial letters of Highland Light Infantry, a British regiment despised by Cork people and not known for their bravery. Also see Sawney.

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