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The Manky Map, A Slang Map of Ireland by The Word Bird


This is the A3 unframed print of the great fun Vernacular and Slang Map of Ireland, a word art map made up of everything we say that other countries don’t. I made it initially based on things I’d grown up hearing my dad say, his language was colourful to say the least. Until I was about 12 I thought everyone said ‘bollox’ when they sneezed. It’s filled now with sayings from all over the country and is an affectionate and nostalgic connection with our home grown English language.

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A3 print professionally printed onto antique white 300g poster card.

Sold rolled in a tube for ease of posting. Has a note inside with what Ikea frame it will fit into. It fits widely available A3 frames from other shops too. The A3 size is 420mm x 297 mm. If you would like a handwritten note included with the print just message me and I’ll pop that in before it goes in the post.

Made in Ireland by The Word Bird.


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About Cuando Creator

Hi, I’m Susan Brambell and I design and print original text art from my home in Greystones, Co Wicklow. I love making lists and aspire to tidiness so my job is pure pleasure for me. I make lists of Dublin Pubs, Irish Bands, Inspirational Irish Women, Irish Slang, Rugby Players, Mammy Sayings etc and then tidy them into shapes – bliss. Irish culture, language and literature feature strongly in my work and many pieces are ideal for posting to friends and family overseas.

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You will be notified as soon as your order has been dispatched by The Word Bird, typically within 3-5 working days. Estimated Delivery from date of dispatch: Within Ireland and UK: 1-4 days. Internationally: 5-12 days.

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Shipping costs

Shipping from Ireland
Within Ireland €3.00

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