Truth in the face of adversity - which in this case is a heavily armed pirate.
The Scottish Word:


“Ahm sorry but there’s nae denyin it. Ye’ve got a skellie ee.”


skellie: squint, strabismus, abnormal alignment of the eyes.

“I am sorry but there is no denying it. You have a squint.”

[skellie spelled out in the phonetic alphabet.]

Illustration Friday.
Flawed – in so many ways.

The Scottish Word: skellie with its definition and its meaning illustrated and captioned with the word used in context in the Scots language and in English.

1 thought on “Skellie.

  1. Had to smile. I couldn’t get to an optician during lockdown to sort out my developing skellie eye. I visited the optician 2 days ago and new specs will be ready next week. With luck, I won’t be seeing 2 of your cartoons at the same time from next week.

    Stay safe.

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