“Darling I think there’s a chink in oor airmour, the fleet dyke’s lettin in.” Translated: fleet dyke: a wall to prevent flooding. “Darling I think we’ve left a chink in our armour, the flood barrier is … Continue reading Fleet Dyke.
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: 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: Faw.
Sorry pal ah dinni want tae be fykerie. But yer no actually fleein – yir in free fa. Ahn you are fa’n fast cos ahm having tae flee doonwards like buggery tae keep up. Dinni worry … Continue reading Faw.
He’s the minister ca’d Poe frae the Parish o Ee, wha loves the winter ahn liked tae skate free, so pou the haun’l ahn let the chiel flee. Either tae birk he’ll crash or near tae … Continue reading Birk (1).
Scottish Word: Haik.
So we haik aboot here looking like a big gowden sakeless jessie in the hope the alien craiters o this wattery warld’ll turn up? In the vain hope we dinni fleg yin when it does turn … Continue reading Haik.
Scottish Word: Puss.
This is the 40 puss a meenit cheenger, ye jig yir siller caird through this slot tae mak yir red nose day donation an awa she goes. Wi jist need tae get the Winkleman worried look … Continue reading Puss.
Scottish Word: Picher.
“The dug’s flechs like tae bite him in the doddles an he aye flees intae a picher when he finds the lumps.” Translated: picher: an excited or overwrought state of mind, a person who is always … Continue reading Picher.
Scottish Word: Shank.
“Ah’ve the brak fu oan Boss – gi it laldi. Ye’ll need tae brak a sweat tae get shanks o iron so ye can mak yon furlie flee.” Translated: shank: leg. “I have the brake applied … Continue reading Shank.