What is the correct response to "top of the morning to you"?

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The correct response to "top of the morning to you" would be "and the rest of the day to you." This colloquial Irish saying is used in the morning to greet another person.

The meaning of this greeting is to wish that someone makes the most out of the morning. A typical response would wish that person a good rest of the day. Even though the phrase is not commonly spoken nowadays, it is instantly recognized as something that is uniquely Irish and characterized as such. The greeting is used in many marketing and advertising campaigns to promote Irish culture for tourism purposes.

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There is no correct answer to this. Top Of The Morning To You, was a phrase coined in the Vaudeville variety shows attributed to the Irish as a standard term of welcome. This phrase
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The proper response some one who blesses you with the Top o' the morning is to say "and the rest of the day to yourself."
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Well im Irish so i would just laugh but an American told me im supposed to say "and the rest of the evening to you"
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: "Ane the rest of the day to you" is one traditional response. If someone addresses you with 'the top of the morning to you' immediately suspect an imposter. It is one
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The traditional response to "Top of the morning to you" is "And the rest of the day to you"
While the phrase is reported to be a common Irish greeting, it is not actually used in common speech.
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