One vet advising his colleague to try another procedure.
The Scottish Word:


“I would advise caution if I wis you, yir budgie’s gey auld fur tae survive the procedure of gettin its temperature took wi a rectal thermometer.”


auld: old.

“I would advise caution if I was you, your budgie is rather old to survive the procedure of getting its temperature taken with a rectal thermometer.”

[auld spelled out in the phonetic alphabet.]

Illustration Friday. Caution.

The Scottish Word: auld 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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