The word asshole in North American English or arsehole in all other major varieties of the English language , is a vulgarism to describe the anus , and often used pejoratively as a type of synecdoche to refer to people. The metaphorical use of the word to refer to the worst place in a region e. Its earliest known usage in newspaper as an insult was By the s, Hustler magazine featured people they did not like as "Asshole of the Month. Until the early s, the word was considered one of a number of words that could not be uttered on commercial television in the United States. By , however, vulgarity had become more acceptable, and the word was featured in dialog on the long-running television series NYPD Blue , though it has yet to become anything close to commonplace on network TV.
One of our Christmas Traditions in Ireland is to eat fruit cake. A big part of that tradition is to make our Christmas Cake in October, giving your cake enough time to mature its flavor and age. This Christmas Cake is rich and moist, and very delicious. This recipe is from my Aunty Rosaleen who is a fantastic baker. We would line up to make a wish. As I said, these cakes get better with age.
The act came into force on 16 November ; the first same-sex marriage ceremony was held on 17 November The amendment inserted a new section 4 to Article 41 of the Constitution. The English text reads:. The text in Irish and English is intended to have the same meaning; in the event of a conflict, the Irish version takes precedence.
Happy Imbolc! For some, it marks the beginning of spring, or at least the day when sping once again begins to feel like a solid possibility and not a distant dream. She is a goddess of many faces and many names. Sometimes quite literally. She is known as an Irish Goddess and is closely tied to that land, but her origin, though mysterious, is Celtic which makes it complicated.