Translation of this Irish expression = Hey, what's going on?
I just love hanging out with my European friends; they crack (not to be confused with "craic") me up!
Being around them has broadened my English vocabulary. I now find myself wanting to describe things as "wee cheeky" and "brilliant." Things like last Saturday's British picnic and game of cricket. :)
Janine from London made "heaps" of scrumptious goodies -- different types of quiches and pasta salads, homemade scones, "biscuits" (a.k.a. cookies) and tarts -- in an effort to share British culture with her junior high school students and us American English teachers.
I didn't realize that cricket is actually kind of like baseball. Kind of. It is in the sense that you have to hit a ball with a wood plank and score runs. (I'm really not the person to explain the rules of cricket, so I won't even attempt that!)
Here are a few pictures...
But what's the fun in that!? ;)