phrase derived from Irish (paddy) slang/colloquialism, especially when spoken in primarily non-Irish company.
- That guy.. some neck on him.
- That's a Paddyism if I ever heard one.
i-A "true" phrase/statement that contains little or no fact value at all.
ii-Insistance on a phrase/statement being correct even in the face of overwhelming odds/people who can verify that the phrase/statement is incorrect/contains no factual prof.
iii-Changing a forementioned phrase/statement to the correct and factual version and then insisting that the factual correct phrase/statement is the orginal version that was spoken. See also to Lie fib embellish
"Check out the latest Paddyisms.
i- He said most Bartenders are left handed."
i-Motorsport is the most popular sport in the world"
Even after we told him contrary, he insisted his Paddyism was correct.
ii-"After they have built a high rise, they use the crane legs as elevator shafts"
"Polar bears ARE black"
He's now changed his Paddyism
iii- "what I actually said, was that the Polar bears' SKIN is black"