Originally Posted by Jimnik
I think it's Italy not Ireland. Or it could be both. PIIGS.
I've heard suggestions the Euro should be split in two. The Seuro for the Southern PIGS and the Neuro for the Northern FAGS.
I think originally Ireland had been getting lumped into the PIIGS bunch. It seems that ever since passing their austerity measure it's just been PIGS, though, with Italy as the "I".