Cute hoors and Christians — 2 Comments

  1. Had me worried for a while there . . I thought you were recommending the trading of sexual favours for speedy delivery!

  2. It’s a term that loses its meaning outside of an Irish context.

    Professor Dolan’s definition perhaps doesn’t capture the full breadth of possible meanings – I have heard it used as a complementary term, a begrudging admiration of someone’s shrewdness and wisdom in the ways of the world.

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