“Skip up the corbie stanes, shin alang the heid, a wee lowp tae yir plettie, in yir scratcher windie an yir maw’ll niver ken ye’ve been oot boozin. Maw’s can be unforgivining whaur booze is involved.” … Continue reading Corbie Stanes.
Hoi ya yonker skellum watch what yer daein skeeterin aboot in that contraption. Ye’ll hae the paint ruined oan mha new motor nippin them stanes like that. Ahn ahl tell ye this! Efter I hae a … Continue reading Skellum.
Scottish Word: Nacket.
Weel Devitt, ye ken yer nithin but a nacket. Ahn a peedie een at that. Whit d’ye think ye can dae agin sic a slee sicker o a sodger as the muckle Goliath yonder. An whit’s … Continue reading Nacket.
Scottish Word: Darg.
“Sorry pal nae darg fur you. Ye’ve nae masters in sheugh howkin an are lackin onie degrees in baring a quarry or for biggin a dyke an yir health an safety license is oot o’ date.” … Continue reading Darg.
Scottish Word: Lintel.
“Mind yir broo on yon stane lintel.” Translated: lintel: beam across the top of an entrance, threshhold of a door. “Watch your forehead on that there stone beam.” The Scottish Word: lintel with its definition and … Continue reading Lintel.