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Thread #140533   Message #3231082
Posted By: Lighter
29-Sep-11 - 10:06 AM
Thread Name: New evidence for 'shanty' origins?
Subject: RE: New evidence for 'shanty' origins?
I accidentally deleted the important point that, according to Bliss, Connaught is the only place where "sean-teach" is in use; elsewhere the spelling and pronunciation are different.

Most Irish immigrants before 1848 came from Ulster.