Scottish Word: Knockle.
Watch the razor letter boxes doon there, they’ll hae yer fingers aff at the knockles wi-oot care, even’f ye were rackle-haunded like massel. But first ye hae tae drap doon avoiding the shairp stalagmites, loup o’er … Continue reading Knockle.
Scottish Word: Wecht.
Ah’ve div whit ye telt me doctor – fower sets o twenty flaps twice a day iviry day huddin it at least twa inches aff the grund ahn still the wecht winni shift. Ah can barely … Continue reading Wecht.
Scottish Word: Forritsome.
Yer a forritsome elf jingling oot o the wids like that fur tae get some o my usquebae for yer empty hipper. Weel it’s Hogmanay ahn a cannie deny ye. Tak the tap aff ahn I’ll … Continue reading Forritsome.
Scottish Word: Powsowdie.
Hoi gran is it potted-heid or powsowdie yer making ahn dae ye still want me tae peel ahn shred the veg? Are ye no supposed tae skin the thing or at least singeit the wool and … Continue reading Powsowdie.
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.
Scottish Word: Poust.
Ye play wi a fell poustie passion ahn yet yir pinions are feather licht dancin oer the keys. Maddré the penguin’s practically levitating aff the rug – dirlin wi the joy o it. Ahn the waiter’s … Continue reading Poust.
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.
Scottish Word: Pouthery.
Excerpt from the Robert Burns’ poem: A Winters Night. …Oh ye! who, sunk in beds of down, Feel not a want but what yourselves create, Think, for a moment, on his wretched fate, Whom friends and … Continue reading Pouthery.