A kitten finds it hard to deny it's nature, eyeing the budgie on its perch, as the voices of the ancestors call out to her.
The Scottish Word:


“Butch the burdie, butch the burdie the ancestral voices in miffin the kitten’s heid seemed to say.”


burd: bird.

“Kill the birdie, kill the birdie the ancestral voices in miffin the kitten’s head seemed to say.”

[burd spelled out in the phonetic alphabet.]

Illustration Friday. Voices.

The Scottish Word: burd 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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