Irish: Beir bua agus beannacht In SMS abbreviation

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In response to an off topic post in another thread.

Welcome to the forum, Hockeygurl14.
Beir bua agus beannacht - literally means « Take a victory and a blessing! « (figuratively means something close to « Good luck! » in modern usage.). In ancient times it was used by scribes for signing off letters. In SMS speak today it is enjoying a revival as BB ⁊ B

Source: Beir bua - literal translation and usage - Talk Irish
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