Entries Tagged as 'Welshnessday'

Wednesday, July 21st, 2010

Newport – Casnewydd

This week’s WWOTW has been dedicated to the city of Newport. Not only are they hosting this years Ryder Cup but they also feature in a hilarious cover of Jay-Z’s song feat. Alicia Keys - Empire State of Mind. So this weeks Welsh word of the Week is “Casnewydd” which means “Newport” and is pronounced “cass-new-eth”. [...]

Thursday, June 3rd, 2010

Error – Camsyniad

Sbwriel is back with a bang after a month off for website development (or plain laziness). This weeks Welsh Word of the Week is inspired by the BBC’s current top 5 most shared news stories. The story is as follows: When officials asked for the Welsh translation of a road sign, they thought the reply [...]

Wednesday, May 5th, 2010

Election – Etholiad

This weeks (belated but topical) Welsh word of the Week is “Etholiad” which means “Election” and is pronounced “eth-oll-yad”. Voting time….

Wednesday, April 28th, 2010

Bigot – Penboethyn

Don’t think I can let this weeks Welsh Wednesday pass without mentioning Gordon Brown’s hilarious slip up today. If you haven’t heard/read the story yet, where have you been?? Check the story out on the BBC and ROFLCOPTER until your heart’s content. There can only be one choice for this weeks Welsh word of the [...]

Wednesday, April 21st, 2010

Sbwriel = Rubbish

Incase you didn’t already know ‘sbwriel’, pronounced ‘spew ree hell’, is Welsh for rubbish / garbage / litter / refuse etc. basically what you are reading now haha. I’ll be dedicating Wednesday’s to Welshness which will contain at least one Welsh word of the week (similar to Huw Stephens Welsh Word of the Day), it [...]