Posted by Sean Campbell on April 29, 2000
In Reply to: Phrase Help posted by Dale on April 27, 2000
: Is anyone familiar with an Irish/English phrase, "eight walls within and eight walls without"?
Implies an octagonal structure devoid of any internal complexity. Probably a obscure reference to a self important pillar of local life who is empty headed or stupid: just the sort of verbal dexterity practised by Kerry men.