The Irish have a way with words

The latest in what's turning into a continuing series …


As you may, or may not, know I'm on a work placement at the moment. Since I have extra money coming in I've been thinking that I will change my car sometime before I go back to college. I'd like to get something with similar room to what I have now, but my choices are limited by my budget.

I went to a cousin for some advice since he's owned one of the cars I was looking at. He dismissed it as generally good, but getting poor mileage. He gave me a few suggestions about other makes and models. From my research, I think most of those would be out of my price range.

I was talking about it with Mam, going through my options, and she came out with this

Sometimes you have to cut your shirt to fit your cloth.

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10 thoughts on “The Irish have a way with words

  1. I had to think about that for a minute! 😆 I guess that's what I did when I bought my car, a cheaper version of the Yaris. Not an easy choice, good luck.

  2. Toyota's are great, all round Allan. :up: My first car was a Corolla. ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ :star:Me too San. 😀 It's a very unusual expression, but sums up the situation perfectly. ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ :star:Of course Angleiki, I'll want to let the OC know about my new wheels.

  3. That's usually how it works. I know loads of people who prefer one brand of car because that's what they own and they keep buying the same.

  4. Still looking hungry. I need to save a bit before I get serious.Don't worry, I'll let the OC know what's happening when things do start happening.

  5. my sis just bought a beetle (red) for mum and dad as a surprise…shhhH! photos to come eventually…

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