She’s a skelpie-limmer richt eneuch, as weel as a dubskelper o note. Ahn she’s gonna get tae the gig afore us at that lick. Translation: dubskelper: a person who travels quickly no matter the condition of … Continue reading Dubskelper.
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: Growk.
Whit for are ye growkin at me for? I thoucht ye were tae be the same size as the rest o us reid nebs? Whaurs awbuddy else oniewye? Ahn whit are ye daein wi them hats? … Continue reading Growk.
Scottish Word: Lether.
Lether thon waw lads ahn get intae them meschants abune us like a dug leatherin a bawd ahn we’ll finish this seige the-day. Translated: lether, ledder: ladder. Get the ladders up all over that wall lads … Continue reading Lether.
Scottish Word: Gaird.
Ye can gaird yer bonnie reid balloon as hard as ye like Elsie but ye ken yon pawkie brither o yoors is gonna burst it. He aye does. Ahn no pop gun, superstrengthened spring or no, … Continue reading Gaird.
Scottish Word: Ingine.
Yin o yer feersum ingines is blawin sparks ahn leavin a trail like it’s a firework. Ahn ma wee green pal hingin oan here, who happens tae be an ingineer, is tellin me what’s likely if … Continue reading Ingine.
Scottish Word: Scaud.
Noo noo, nae need tae fecht. Ah dinni want tae scaud mah tongue wi ither folks kail, as they say, but ah think I can mediate here ahn help sort you twa lovebirds oot. Translation: scaud: … Continue reading Scaud.
Hop It? Whit dae ye mean hop it!? Hop it yersel ya wee short ersed peengie maithe o a gaird ye. Ye ken ahm the laithsome peg leg peratt yella teeth McGrawker, promoter ahn brither tae … Continue reading Peengie.
That damn burd’s a clash-bagger, clyping on me tae the dug ahn no a tree fur miles. Translation: clash-bag: a tell tale. That damn bird is a tell tale, betraying me to that dog and not … Continue reading Clash-bag.
Whitivir ye dae hud ticht tae the lugs an dinni let go otherwayis they forget we’re oan their backs in control ahn stert tae stravaig aw oer the place. They’re that tumshie heidit. It’s the cost … Continue reading Otherwayis.