Appetite For Distraction

Hopefully, British readers won’t make strange with Oh My God, What A Complete Aisling - which is currently being re-edited for its release over there. Apparently we don’t quite speak the same language after all

15th April, 2018
British children may well ‘make strange’, even if the phrase doesn’t cross the pond

A chance Twitter encounter this week brought to my attention that there is no British equivalent word or phrase for the instance of a baby “making strange”. You know, when a friend you’ve known for years but haven’t seen in a few months invites you over to see her and her bundle of joy. Last time you saw the bundle it resembled a tinned chicken dressed in a comically oversized straitjacket, and it happily lay...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!


What's Included

With any subscription you will have access to

  • 971569B3-2C5E-4C45-B798-CEADE16987A8

    Unlimited multi-device access to our iPad, iPhone and Android Apps

  • 099C8662-C57C-42F2-9426-F2F90DF17C8F

    Unlimited access to our eReader library

  • 198AE43B-B9CF-4892-8769-D63C2104BA08

    Exclusive daily insight and opinion seven days a week

  • D8F37B78-25E4-4E4A-A376-4F5789B1564A

    Create alerts to never miss a subject that matters to you

  • B15F2521-37CD-4E02-B898-730A20D39F7F

    Get access to exclusive offers for subscribers on gifts and experiences

  • A564FE02-1AB8-4579-AF9D-BA32A2E5ACA7

    Get content from Business Post, Business Post Magazines, Connected, Tatler and Food & Wine

Share this post

Related Stories

Private rental sector remains strong despite Covid-19

How the programme for government will shape housing

Comment: US must defuse Covid-19’s ticking time bomb of debt

Comment: The recovery will be more U than V-shaped