The owl gets the fright of its life and is lucky to only lose a few feathers as the blind mice warned by reverse engineering a gramophone into an early warning listening device lash out with baseball bats.
The Scottish Word:


“Aye ye hoolet ye, yer no sae slee as ye think ye are noo that we’ve got oor secret weapon yokit an sicker. Wir warned.”


slee: go or come silently.

“Yes you owl you, you are not so silent on the approach as you think you are now that we have got our secret weapon working and stable. We are forewarned”


Illustration Friday. silent.

If I had a mechanism to award prizes I’d give one to the first person to mention in the comments if they spot which characters from a well known nursery rhyme also feature in the illustration.

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

2 thoughts on “Slee.

  1. My name is Annemarie Slee, I was born in the Netherlands and moved to Scotland (HOME) one year and a half ago. So fortunate to have found the real land.

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