Craic. You may not have heard of that word before. It’s Irish and pronounced like the drug that was popular in the 90s and the thing that plumbers have—crack. Wiktionary defines it as “fun, especially through enjoyable company, a pleasant conversation.”

Limerickman, podcaster, and professor of hot takes, Blindboy Boatclub, will often open episodes with “what’s the craic?” sort of like people in the United States might say, “what’s good?” The thing I like about ‘craic’ is that you can use it as a noun, as in “I had coffee with an old friend of mine, it was good craic.”…

Craig Talbert

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