Errant son who has now done well returns too late to a vacated house.
The Scottish Word:


“Mither! Faither! I’ve sorted oot the mortgage arrears – I bocht the bank. Hello. Hellooo…”


bocht: bought.

“Mother! Father! I have sorted out the mortgage arrears – I went and bought the bank. Hello. Hellooo…”

[bocht spelled out in the phonetic alphabet.]

Illustration Friday. Vacant.

The Scottish Word: bocht with its definition and its meaning illustrated and captioned with the word used in context in the Scots language and in English.

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