Shift, snog, meet – What completely different elements of Eire name a kiss nowadays

By Katy Thornton.

What’s your go-to time period for somebody kissing?

In honour of Love Island returning to our screens, and Dublin gal Catherine racing forward as a fan and villa favorite, Domino’s did a bit of survey on what Irish folks name a kiss nowadays. We’re nothing if not imaginative, in any case, so we’ll get you updated on the lingo, it doesn’t matter what a part of Eire you occur to search out your self in.

Overwhelmingly the Irish choose calling it ‘the shift’, with the phrase proving to be notably enticing in Mayo and Wexford the place 62% and 61% respectively are “shifting” greater than anybody else. Cork (38%), Galway (58%) and Longford (80%) are all followers of the phrases shift too, whereas “snogging” tends to be extra in style up north.

Dubliners’ are into the phrase “meet” whereas Kilkenny (11%), Laois (9%), and Wicklow (14%) hold it basic with the easy “kissing” time period. Limerick folks choose the extra descriptive “ateing the face” off one another (14%) and look, every to their very own.  

As for complimenting potential companions, Irish folks use phrases akin to “gorge” (10%) and “lush” (7%), though folks in Laois’ favorite time period of endearment is “savage” with the bulk (36%) choosing this phrase.

The capital is split on the subject; Dublin’s North-siders choose to name 10/10s a “experience” (35%) whereas South-siders go for “fantastic factor” (28%). Nevertheless, all Dubliners agree that saying “lush” and “deadly” provides them the ick. 

 So there you could have it. Regardless of the place you might be in Eire, you are clued up on what they name kissing, or which phrases of endearment they’re into (and extra importantly which they don’t seem to be). 


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Originally posted 2023-06-10 02:16:08.