You don’t have to be Irish to have the Gift of the Gab
But with St. Patrick’s Day in March, our thoughts turn to shamrocks, the “luck of the Irish” and the “Gift of the Gab”.
If you are Irish then a very happy St. Paddy’s day to you.
However that said, we’ll leave the Irish to their luck and their shamrocks, and concentrate here on the gift of the gab, which in less colloquial terms would be identified as persuasive communication skills.
Here is how to identify just who has this sought after gift, who has not, and how it will be used.
Without ever meeting the person in question.
How? By looking at their handwriting. So dig out those Valentine’s from last month and check them for “Irish-ness”.
I write this as the old year disappears and tonight at midnight a brand new year will start.
Traditionally this is a time of memories. A time to look back and remember what good and bad happened over the past year. Perhaps to wonder what we could have done better, but hopefully to celebrate what we did spectacularly well.
Writing gives insights into how each writer will look back. Which are you?
The day after Christmas, which is today as I write this, in North America, is the day when people pack the shops even more than they did before Christmas, as they shop for bargains, make returns on unwanted gifts, and generally try to survive the mobs as they get the best “deals.”
“Mayhem” is a good word to describe it.
But like every other occasion in life, people’s writing can give accurate insights into how someone is likely to behave. Continue reading →