Two toffee nosed Lords in a giant ice house.
The Scottish Word:


“Ah’ve aw ma creations baith neeps an pumpkins saved here since I wis a bairn, which keeps twa men steady yokit. An noo aye at this time o year I gaither n preserve a puckle that ither folk mak.”


puckle, pickle: a small amount, a number, a few, a speck.

“I have all my creations both turnips and pumpkins saved here since I was a young child, which keeps two men in steady employment. And now always at this time of year I gather and preserve a few examples that other people have made.”

Real carved pumpkins here.

[puckle spelled out in the phonetic alphabet.]

Illustration Friday.

The Scottish Word: puckle 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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