Strangers on the Isle of Man

A position of comparative advantage was enjoyed only by native Manxman, and by such strangers as had sworn fealty to the lord of the island. The condition of a stranger resident in Man who had not taken the oath was

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Manx Idioms & Phrases

Some Manx idioms and phrases courtesy of W Walter Gill from his book Manx Dialect, Words & Phrases (1934). Hallo the house! = is a greeting on entering which has perhaps replaced the old Celtic form of blessing on the

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