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The Scottish Word: Coupon
“Ah gave wee Wallace his freedom. I cuidna stand the sad wee look on his coupon every morning cos o bein locked up. He went oot the windae.” Translated: coupon: face. “I have given little Wallace his freedom. I could[…]↓ Read the rest of this entry…
“Mither! Faither! I’ve sorted oot the mortgage arrears – I bocht the bank. Hello. Hellooo…” Translated: bocht: bought. “Mother! Father! I have sorted out the mortgage arrears – I went and bought the bank. Hello. Hellooo…” Vacant.
“Lunt awa son, lunt awa.” Translated: lunt: walk with a springy step, walk briskly. “Walk on briskly son, walk on briskly (don’t worry about me).” impatience.
The Scottish Word: Widdie
“Any more of your bad behaviour an I’m takin this widdie tae yer backside.” Translated: widdie:a twig or wand of tough but flexible wood. “Any more of your bad behaviour and I am going to take this willow wand across[…]↓ Read the rest of this entry…
“Ah’n that’s Pieter’s Ploo.” Translated: Pieters Ploo: The Plough or Big Dipper. “And that is Peter’s Plough.” The Plough – more.
“An is that where yer leavin yir shin an scuil bag, is it?” Translated: shin: shoes. “And is that one’s usual location for storing one’s shoes and schoolbag, is it?”
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