I’m cut frae fit tae hunker-bane, deef, gless-ee’d an stumpy. But wi my cairtie an me nithin’ll stap or stint us. An I’m no grumpy. Translation: hunker-bane: thigh-bone. I’ve lost my legs from foot to thigh-bone, … Continue reading Hunker-bane.
Get yer carcass in here gleg like so we dinni skaith the lawn here totally. Are you the ingineer tae fix this vessel so we can gang aboot this mawin backwarts? Can you can turn this … Continue reading Skaith.
Ah’m michtily glad I was biggit tae think oot o the box. Wi ma cobbled thegither brain o deid academics ahm no ataw like thon weet fushion matrix bubble-heided A.I. wha’s reliant on creative learning. Wha … Continue reading Biggit
It’s a sair fecht, this trekin roond an roond an roond up this tower. It’s takin forever – the view frae the tap better be guid. Are ye sure there’s nae better wye than takin this … Continue reading Langsome
I mind when we had scaffie drivers, an scaffie bin-men wi a craik a wave an a smile, aye and women too, an no takin photies o the streets iviry week either. Translated: scaffie: refuse collector. … Continue reading Scaffie
“Ah’ve the brak fu oan Boss – gi it laldi. Ye’ll need tae brak a sweat tae get shanks o iron so ye can mak yon furlie flee.” Translated: shank: leg. “I have the brake applied … Continue reading Shank
"Ah kent I should hae kept the entechment buik for this furlie tae cease the dirdum." Translated: entechment: instruction. "I knew I should have kept the instruction book for this wheel thing to stop the noise." … Continue reading entechment
“Ahm switchin aff the auto doup dichter hen. If yer wantin it back oan mind tae dae it yersel.” Translated: doup: bottom, backend of something. “I am switching off the automatic bottom wiping machine darling. If … Continue reading Doup
"Keep yer heid doon the satellites can be a scunner here at this altitude." Translated: scunner: great nuisance, sickener. "Keep your head down the satellites can be a serious nuisance here at this altitude." satellite. Modern … Continue reading Scunner
“Hoi what’s that guff – huv ye scowdered ma toast interferin wi that machine again?” Translated: scowder: burn, over-toast. “Hey what’s that smell – have you burnt my toast interfering with that machine again?” expired As … Continue reading Scowder