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Smashing

Posted by Wayne R. McKinney on July 14, 2008 at 19:48

I have just discovered the site, and it is wonderful. In archive one a poster says that 'smashing' comes from Irish. Considering the differences between the Gailige and the Gaidhlig pronunciation of 'thats good,' and the percentage of Scots, both highlanders and lowlanders who have served/serve in the English military, I would say that 's math sin' wins as the source of 'smashing' hands down. (to use a phrase :) ) Wayne R. McKinney Suas leis a' Gaidhlig!