|Dhéanfadh sé cat dá eireaball.||He can do anything.||"He would make a cat with two tails."|
|Turas na gcearc go críoch Lochlann.||A trip that will never happen||"Trip of the chickens to the border of Scandinavia."|
|Is trom (an rud) cearc i bhfad.||A light burden eventually becomes heavy||"A chicken is a heavy thing in time."|
|eireaball||tail||= rioball = drioball|
|Aon turas dhuit.||one trip for you.||(to heaven) - blessing|
|Dá thuras dhuit.||Two trips for you.||(to St. Peter at the Heavenly gates, then to hell) - curse|
|D'anam don Diabhail.||Your soul to the devil.|
|An capall a phreabas is é a éimhíos||The horse that starts/throbs is the one that squeals||preabann, éimhionn "The one who starts the ruckus makes the most noise."|
|Paidir chapaill||Prayers of a horse||I.e. on its knees — "slacker"|
For all of history, humans have lived in societies dominated (in numbers at least) by children. By 2060 children will be barely more numerous than any other age group up to 65. And looking after parents and grandparents will be as big a, or a bigger, social requirement as bringing up children and grandchildren. The year 2015 is, roughly, the halfway point in this astounding transformation.
|Bíonn cosa crua ar chapall iasachta.||It is a hard foot on borrowed horse.|
|Is minic a bhí droch-chrú faoi chapall gabhann.||There is often a bad shoe on blacksmith's horse|
NOAA says 2014 likely to be globe's hottest year despite U.S. cold.
The U.S. is a big country, but it still only covers about 2% of the Earth's surface area. Our temperatures just don't make much of a difference on a global scale.
When hipsters are too slow in detecting the trends, they will keep making the same choices and therefore remain correlated as time goes by, while their trend evolves in time as a periodic function.
Brian Schmidt is the world’s only vintner with a Nobel Prize in physics, specializing in pinot noir because the climate and soil (or terroir) is especially well suited for that varietal. He and is wife own a four-star winery called Maipenrai (Thai for “It’s all right”) in Sutton, New South Wales, near Canberra.
Back in 1970 a Carleton classmate said I was a Stoic. I let it pass at the time. However in the last couple years I have read Nassim Nicholas Taleb's Incerto, in which he writes very favorably about Stoicism. So I am now following up on something that was first suggested to me 44 years ago. This has got to be a personal record.