Penguin lying smoking on the edge of a rug by a bird playing the piano alongside a waiter and a talkative impresario.
The Scottish Word:


Ye play wi a fell poustie passion ahn yet yir pinions are feather licht dancin oer the keys.

Maddré the penguin’s practically levitating aff the rug – dirlin wi the joy o it.

Ahn the waiter’s tappin his flipper.


poust: strength, vigour, power.

You play with a fierce vigorous passion and yet your pinions are feather light dancing over the keys.

Maddré the penguin is practically levitating off the rug – vibrating with the joy of it.

And the waiter is tapping his flipper.

The Scottish Word: poust 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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