“Yer punishment and yer curse for dissin yer betters is tae humph yer inlaw an her dug up iviry Corbett in the land. An think yersel lucky I dinni mak it Munros anaw.”
humph, hump: the act of carrying a heavy burden.
“Your punishment and your curse for disrespecting your elders is to tote the heavy load of your in inlaw and her dog up every Corbett in the land. And consider yourself lucky that I do not make it all the Munros as well.”
Munro is a name for any Scottish peak of 3000ft or over. [more…]
Corbett is the name for any Scottish peak between 2500ft and 3000ft. [more…]
A merciful man might have given him the Donalds – hills in the Scottish Lowlands over 2000ft. [more…]
Some people are obsessed with bagging all the Munros in one go.
The average time taken to bag all the Munros is eight years
The Scottish Word: humph with its definition and its meaning illustrated and captioned with the word used in context in the Scots language and in English.