A man in a world war two RAF flying jacket painted in stripes and glued on cardboard wings who is about to leap off a cliff. Meanwhile a matronly woman runs up the hill shouting; 'STOP! darling, you're not a foggie bummer.'
The Scottish Word:

Foggie bummer.

STOP! mha jo jo yer no a foggie bummer. Yer nooo…


foggie bummer: the wild or carder bee.

STOP! my darling dearest you are not a moss bee. You’re noooot…

′fɔgi bɔml
The Scottish Word: foggie bummer with its definition and its meaning illustrated and captioned with the word used in context in the Scots language and in English.

A melittologist is a person who specialises in studying bees.

Male common carder bee (Bombus pascuorum) a brown and gold furry bumble bee sitting on the flowers of an alfalfa plant. Photograph by Ivar Leidus.
Male common carder bee (Bombus pascuorum) on the hybrid alfalfa Keila, . Photograph by Ivar Leidus. CC Creative Commons License.

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