“Typical – nivir a bloody signal up here depite 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.”
Merry Christmas. Or the appropriate Seasons greetings if you’re here at another time. Or of another faith or none.