have kissed the Blarney Stone

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have kissed the Blarney Stone

To speak in a persuasive or convincing manner (an ability said to be bestowed upon those who kiss the Blarney Stone in Ireland). She must have kissed the Blarney Stone, considering all the people she got to donate to our cause tonight!
See also: have, kiss, stone

have kissed the blarney stone

be eloquent and persuasive.
A stone at Blarney Castle near Cork in Ireland is said to give the gift of persuasive speech to anyone who kisses it; from this comes the verb blarney , meaning ‘talk in a flattering way’.
See also: have, kiss, stone
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