Old man distracted while out on his keeping fit walk by the bosoms of the comely cyclist.
The Scottish Word:


“Jings yer pulse is fairly fleein, but ah’m no a real nurse ye ken. I wiz jist bikin bye on the way tae a fancy dress foy when ye suddenly stammled intae the leerie stoup – ye must hae been distracted by something or other.”


stammle: stagger, stumble, blunder.

“Goodness, your pulse is fairly racing, but I am not a real nurse you know. I was just cycling past on my way to a fancy dress leaving do when you suddenly blundered into that lampost – you must have been distracted by something or other.”

[stammle spelled out in phonetic alphabet.]

Illustration Friday.

The Scottish Word: stammle 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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