Ep. 15 – Begrudgery

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While begrudge as a verb exists throughout the English speaking world, begrudgery as a noun is peculiar to Ireland. Dermot and Kelly discuss what makes Irish begrudgery a unique phenomena, how it affected Dermot growing up in Ireland, and, of course, how begrudgery influenced James Joyce’s life and writing.


Further Reading:

The Irish Times on begrudgery here and here.

Begrudgery Cartoon source


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