Phrases That Have Stuck With U...

Early Breakfast With Paula MacSweeney

Phrases That Have Stuck With Us Through The Years

Paula MacSweeney
Paula MacSweeney

7:36 AM - 12 Mar 2020



These are not for the faint-hearted

We got talking about our favourite phrases this morning on Early Breakfast, and it very soon spiralled into how to insult people the most Irish way possible:

 

  • “Stand up and be counted or lie down and be mounted!”

 

  • "Beauty isn't Love but Love is beautiful”

 

  • “You’re as useful as tits on bull”

 

  • “You’re like a lighthouse in the middle of the bog. Brilliant but useless.”

 

  • “A shut mouth catches no flies”

 

  • “Everyone has the right to my opinion”

 

  • “I'm not overweight, I'm under tall”

 

  • “As useful as ears on a tomato”

 

  • “You will be some pup when your tail grows.”

 

  • “Every day mightn't be a good day, but there is good in every day.”

 

  • “He’s about as useful as an ashtray on a motorbike”

 

  • “If the salmon had kept his mouth shut he would have never been caught”

 

  • "You get used to anything except soap in your eyes"

 

  • “If my auntie had balls she'd be my uncle”

 

  • “Never put your pecker anywhere you wouldn't put your finger”

 

  • "If he found a plaster on the ground, he'd cut himself"

 

  • “If his face was on a stamp, I wouldn't know which side to spit on”

 

  • “Each to their own taste said the man while licking a donkey’s arse"

 

  • Paula a favourite of mine is, if you knew a little more you’d realise how little you did know”

 

  • "I hadn't room to turn a sweet in me mouth"

 

  • “If brains were dynamite you wouldn't have enough to blow your nose”

 

  • “They’re like a goose looking out of a wheelbarrow”


Read more about

Early Breakfast Funny Insult Phrases

You might like

Live: Title

Now playing

00:00:00 / 00:00:00
Added to queue
Removed from queue

On Air

Share

Share

Up next

Episode title
Show
Duration

You currently have no podcasts in your queue.

Go to podcasts

On Air

Ed's National Anthems

Ed's National Anthems

7 PM-10 PM

Share

Up next

The Paul McLoone Show

The Paul McLoone Show

10 PM-12 AM

Share

Overnight

Overnight

12 AM-5 AM

Share

Early Breakfast with Paula Mac...

Early Breakfast with Paula MacSweeney

5 AM-7 AM

Share

The Ian Dempsey Breakfast Show

The Ian Dempsey Breakfast Show

7 AM-9 AM

Share

Dermot & Dave

Dermot & Dave

9 AM-12 PM

Share

Mairead Ronan

Mairead Ronan

12 PM-2 PM

Share

Fergal D'Arcy

Fergal D'Arcy

2 PM-4:30 PM

Share

The Last Word with Matt Cooper

The Last Word with Matt Cooper

4:30 PM-7 PM

Share

Ed's National Anthems

Ed's National Anthems

7 PM-10 PM

Share

00:00:00 / 00:00:00

Share on