“Aye, when it’s workin, it’s a braw wee runaboot.” Translated: 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.” Translated: aboot: about, nearly. “Well, they have just about … Continue reading Aboot.
“Hereaboots a loonie means wee boy! No a nutter ye dowf gallumph ye.” Translated: hereaboot: in this area, around here. “Around here a loonie means a small boy! Not an insane person you complete moron.”
Scottish Word: Forby.
Noo hud on, hud on, afore ye fire that deadly automatic multi projectile assault rifle ye dae ken that yin wee hole in yer suit in this atmosphere will be instantly fatal. What wi aw the … Continue reading Forby.
Scottish Word: Warld.
Ahm haein a dook in aw the warlds wi watter atween the Horse’s Heid Nebula ahn the Cat’s Ee Nebula wi a wee detour tae the Eemock Nebula. I’m definitely veesitin aw the watter warlds aboot … Continue reading Warld.
Scottish Word: Tube.
Ah’d like tae get my hands oan the tube wha picked me tae be stuck in this spinnin space cylinder fur a lifetime. AND the tube wha decided tae shunt us aff intae interstellar space fur … Continue reading Tube.
Run ya sad oanshach ye, yer aboot tae become a creishy sludder foo o sclinters and channer sclatched aw oer the grund. Translation: sludder: something wet and slimy like mud. Run you sad sorry fool you, … Continue reading Sludder.
Scottish Word: Croon.
Hey! Hey! Hey huv ye heard the yin aboot the reid neb cat that cut aff its ain croon? Ahn got a plester o blue? Aw because she sterted an set hersel her ain red lines … Continue reading Croon.
Get Ellen on the squawk – the dummy Ripley’s scroban’s aw riven’d aboot. Tell him we’re feart there’s a wilrone aboot up here, in space, wi us. Noo. Translation: scrobam: gizzard, neck or human chest. Get … Continue reading Scroban.
Been bit by a rushyroo hiv ye? Fit a scash aboot nithin ya muckle daeless fouterin gaup ye, they’re nae bigger than yer faither’s thoumb. Translated: rushyroo: the shrew. Been bitten by a shrew have you? … Continue reading Rushyroo.