Shepherds getting the Word of the second coming in up to date ways on the mountain top beneath a heavenly host.
The Scottish Word:


“Typical – nivir a bloody signal up here despite years o girning n roarin n greetin n scrievin n phonin n mailin aboot it an the minute They show up we’re gettin texts an mair texts comin oot oor lugs.”


girn: complain peevishly, whine, grumble.

“Typical – never a bloody signal up here despite years of me complaining and shouting and crying and writing and phoning and mailing about it and the minute They show up we’re getting texts coming out our ears.”


Illustration Friday. messenger.

Merry Christmas. Or the appropriate Seasons greetings if you’re here at another time. Or of another faith or none.

The Scottish Word: girn 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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