I'm trying to transcribe a video about modern Irish emigration, but I can't catch a little phrase from 1:43 to 1:48 ('I like the ?'). Would you be so kind as to tell me what exactly he's saying?


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    Not 100% sure, so I'm not going add it as an answer, but it sounds to me like he's saying "I like the donkeys, the coast, the dogs, the people - that's where you were born." – Damien H Feb 1 '15 at 23:57
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    @DamienH Perhaps "the colts" in place of "the coast"? Both work to my ear. – Jason Patterson Feb 2 '15 at 0:05
  • @jason-patterson Seems like it'd fit better, as the other things in the list are all living things. – Damien H Feb 2 '15 at 1:07

Alright, with the assistance of the estimable Mr Patterson, I'll venture that the text of your transcription should read:

I like the donkeys, the colts, the dogs, the people - that's where you were born.


It isn't coast or colts it is COWS.

Source: I am Irish.


I prefer "coast" as he is gesturing away from himself at the point when he says it. and the context is the "place where you were born". If it were just a list of living things, that could be anywhere.

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