“Aye, when it’s workin, it’s a braw wee runaboot.” Translate: runaboot: useful but usually second best or second hand, not so good, vehicle used for short non critical runs. “Yes, when it is in working order, … Continue reading Runaboot.
Scottish Word: Aboot.
“Weel, they’ve aboot got the costume right, but why they always think ahm a gigantic muckle lump like thon an still shin doon a lum beats me.” Translate: aboot: about, nearly. “Well, they have just about … Continue reading Aboot.
“Hereaboots a loonie means wee boy! No a nutter ye dowf gallumph ye.” Translate: hereaboot: in this area, around here. “Around here a loonie means a small boy! Not an insane person you complete moron.” The … Continue reading Hereaboot.
Is that it!? Yiv a peerie measure an a richt droont-miller haun aboot ye min, tae my ee. God sink ye! Ah’ve a guid mind tae rethink mha magnanimity in victory an insteid o drinkin yer … Continue reading Droon the Miller.
Scottish Word: Rooze.
Jings, we didni hauf rooze up thon bear by peltin it wi stanes. Oniegate we’re sauf noo Erchie, she’ll be awa lickin her birses at hame. C’mon oot – nae worries, she disni ken aboot this … Continue reading Rooze.
Prof? Div ye no hear me? Ah’m aw a munsie wi my muckle gloves. Nae help ava. So if I wiz yersel I’d bakarties tae me gleg like. Yer aboot tae snib yer anti-grav-whigmaleerie o poust … Continue reading Backarties.
Wee cawed them the Rob Sorby’s cos they uised shairp impliments like saws, n chissels, n aixes o steel what made them tae be feared. Hail wids o oor kin, the size o a shire, wid … Continue reading Rob Sorby.
Scottish Word: Baigie.
Mind, way back, hoo we cam tae feel gey dowf an athoot ettle efter thon cosmic radiation burst what killed aw the organic craiters hereaboots. Weel! I redded oot mha heid pan o them orra auld … Continue reading Baigie.
Scottish Word: Souter.
Ah’m a guild accredited souter ye ken, there’s no need tae hing aboot getting in a flap. I’ve un-dented yer siller toecaps, re-soled, generally repaired, and pit in extra heavy tacks, siller inaw. Whit have ye … Continue reading Souter.
McPhiz [The ace countryside ranger and the case of the vanishing eggs!!] McPhiz: “Hi! I’m McPhiz and this is Gloria my assistant … and Spud the squirrel.” Spud: “Hi! I’m just NUTS aboot this job.” McPhiz: … Continue reading Clatter.