Gowned chemistry teacher heading back to his desk with his used fire extinguisher is admired by scorched headed pupil.
The Scottish Word:


Jings! Hoo’d hae thoucht oor auld chemistry teacher could move sae swipper like.
It wiz pit oot afore ye proper caught licht.


swipper, swepyr: quick, nimble, active.

Wow! Who would have thought our old chemistry teacher could move so speedily like.

It was extinguished before you were even properly alight.

The Scottish Word: swipper 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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