A Scottish midgie as big as you'll ever see one. Animated. Man walking in a cloud of midgies. Occasionally one flies out for a close up.
The Scottish Word:


This is how I imagine many people visualise the Scottish midgie if they could see it larger than the tiny speck that it is. (Animated.)


midgie: a very small insect that comes out in hordes on damp still summer evenings and it’s the female that bites.

Try the Midgie Control game here. [Flash] Global warming will likely increase the midgie population. See if you can control the population to only two with the rainfall slider.

[midgie spelled out in the phonetic alphabet.]

Illustration Friday.
magnify. Don’t let the midgie put you off visiting Scotland they are not there constantly. Damp warm evenings are the worst but even a mild breeze sees them off. They are not there all day every day.

The Scottish Word: midgie 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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