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
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'. 'Str√°c√°il' - dragging, drudging. (√ď-h√Čaluithe).


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