Rolling thread for when the Brits are at it again

Same as ‘Era’, I think it’s a Russian version of Irene

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Like Myra without the M I think yeah, a lot of Americans are called Ira aren’t they? Always find it quite funny.

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that’s my brain calling him I.R.A Kaplan for the rest of my life then

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Oh yeah forgot about him

I just saw he’s a pensioner!

good for him

loads of people are called Ira, although I’ve only ever known it to be men (Ira Glass, Ira Levin, Ira Gershwin…)

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Certainly in Ira Gershwin’s case it’s a diminutive of his real first name Israel.

The I is silent.

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There’s an American guy on twitter who has the handle @ira

Oh he’s not there any more, seemed innocuous enough

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Needless to say, it’s in today’s Torygraph

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Not really at it but made me laugh all the same

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I did not expect to repeatedly explain that NI is in the UK and my driving license is a UK driving license.

I did not realise people were so ignorant of the country they grew up in

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You should try paying with some NI currency and see what happens.

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Stunning stuff here

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To be fair the original tweet isn’t much better

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