At sea bailing out water with the fish bait buckets under heavy rain in a storm.

Scottish Word: Beswakkit.

At sea bailing out water with the fish bait buckets under heavy rain in a storm.

“Here we are again, cauld an beswakkit, jist coz faither thinks catchin oor ain fish for supper builds character.” Translated: beswakkit: soaked, drenched. “Here we are again, soaked and cold, just because father thinks catching our … Continue reading Beswakkit.

Joseph Lister at one of his earliest operations using anti bacterial methods while his colleague waits in a blood and meat splattered frock coat, cuffs and even hands.

Scottish Word: Scutter.

Joseph Lister at one of his earliest operations using anti bacterial methods while his colleague waits in a blood and meat splattered frock coat, cuffs and even hands.

“Get a move on Lister, this scuttering aboot swoppin aprons, washing, scrubbing an pentin between operations is going tae mak me late for ma supper.” Translated: scutter: hinder with something unimportant, delay detain through some needless … Continue reading Scutter.