Irish stew adj.
1. true; esp. in the phr. below.
|Up the Frog.|
|Dict. of Cockney Rhy. Sl.|
|Bible in Cockney 33: I want you to come back with your youngest brother so I’ll know that what you’ve been telling me is Irish.|
|More Bible in Cockney 15: This agreement would finally all come to be Irish stew when Jesus Christ came along.|
|(con. 1914–18) Songs and Sl. of the British Soldier 172: Too Bloody Irish! — Of course.|
|You’re in the Racket, Too 243: ‘Anybody playing cards?’ ‘Too bloody Irish. There’s a nice little school in there.’.|
|Dict. of Rhy. Sl.|
|Dict. of Cockney Rhy. Sl. 39: too Irish stew. Too true.|