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Trilingual Sign

Posted by
Bill (Carrickfergus, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom) on 15 March 2016 in Lifestyle & Culture and Portfolio.

A trilingual sign in Derry/Londonderry's Guild Hall. The sign is in English, Irish and Ulster Scots. You need to know something of the history of Northern Ireland to understand why the city has two names and three languages!

Consequently, I thought this image would be a good one for Silly Tuesday!

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Just when I thought life could not get any more complicated !

15 Mar 2016 5:11am

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

It is good that guide the important places is well maintained and in such a way that everyone can understand.

15 Mar 2016 5:14am

Willem from Noord-Scharwoude, Netherlands

A clear sign you have photographed.

15 Mar 2016 12:28pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Happy ST! Thanks for the explanation.

15 Mar 2016 5:03pm

beach from Oshawa, Ontario, Canada

Phew! I see I won't have to change the baby! Hurrah!

15 Mar 2016 10:52pm

Alun from Elton, United Kingdom

Happy silly Tuesday

16 Mar 2016 7:17am

Brockaly from Leominster, United Kingdom

Very silly maybe - does language divide or ?

16 Mar 2016 10:23am

Anita Bower from West Nottingham, Pennsylvania, United States

I'm seeing more and more signs in multiple languages. Here in Pennsylvania, USA, English and Spanish. I think it is a good trend.

16 Mar 2016 1:46pm

L'Angevine from Angers, France

marrant

16 Mar 2016 2:43pm

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

Why not in Cymraeg? Surely there are some speakers there.

17 Mar 2016 1:26am

@Harry: We have enough problems here, Harry, without adding Welsh! Cymraeg is spoken on the other side of the Irish Sea in Wales.