Would you like to be buried with my people?

Would you like to be buried with my people?

old-fashioned An Irish marriage proposal. Primarily heard in Ireland. A: "I know you think my proposal could have been more romantic, but hey, at least I didn't say, 'Would you like to be buried with my people?'" B: "That's true. I guess I'm a lucky gal!" A: "Did you know my great-grandfather proposed to my great-grandmother by asking if she would like to be buried with his people?" B: "Really? Wow, times have changed!"
See also: bury, like, to
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