“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.”
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.
Hoi MacMillan, Yer whidderin doon the brae at a fair lick. Ye could whidder aboot the glens the rest o the year inaw if ye fitted a wee wheelie tae the front o yir whigmaleerie instead … Continue reading Whidder.
Scottish Word: Sterve
He sterves himsel aw year tae pose aboot wi the figure o an adonis an then expects us tae fatten him up tae the classic Santa profile at the last minute. An I hae my suspicions … Continue reading Sterve
Dinni worry aboot the real alien clockin us daein the repairs Tarquin, they’re no awfy sparkie. Their harn canni hack the camstairy uptak. It’ll gang inta ootricht denial in a second ahn we’re as guid as … Continue reading Sparkie.