IRISH people have always had a certain way with words.
Nowhere is that more evident than in the wealth of colourful and creative insults in the Irish vocabulary.
Some are said in jest, others less so, but whatever the case there's no denying that, when it comes to insults, people from Ireland are a little more creative than most.
Scroll down to see 10 classic insults and the meaning behind them.
10. A Gombeen
A shady, small-time "wheeler-dealer" out to make a quick buck.
9. They're Septic
Someone affected or insincere.
8. A Gobdaw
From the Irish word gabhdán meaning 'gullible person'.
7. A Langer
A bit like a tosser. Except worse.
6. A Scut
Someone who is, generally, a bit useless and spends most of their time sleeping.
5. A Ghoul
A moron. You can up the ante by calling someone a ghoul-bag.
4. A Gowl
Someone clumsy, known for tripping up at the worst possible moment.
3. An Eejit
Like a gowl but more idiotic.