Alien in the bath scrubbing his enormous tongue while his wife makes comment.
The Scottish Word:


Ah’ve telt ye afore ahn I’ll tell ye again ya muckle gamaleerie.

Dinni dae yer tongue til yiv completed yir ablutions.

Then the watter will be mair fu o bacteria.

Scourin the clarty watter oer yer tongue will keep a plentifu amoont o bacteria in yer body ahn moo ahn stop yer teeth turning white.

We canni afford tae kill oor bacteria like humans dae.

Them humans kerry aroon 30% mair bacteria than they huv human cells – unlike us. Lucky Frastrarian Beeboks.


telt: told.

I have told you before and I will tell you again you big foolish person.

Do not attend to your tongue until you have completed your ablutions.

Then the water will be more full of bacteria.

Scrubbing the dirty water over your tongue will keep a plentiful amount of bacteria in your body and mouth and stop your teeth turning white.

We cannot afford to kill our bacteria like humans do.

Humans carry around 30% more bacteria than they have human cells – unlike us. Lucky Frastrarian Beeboks.

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

Some Interesting Facts about Bacteria.

  • In 2012, scientists found 1,458 new species of bacteria living just in the bellybutton of human beings.
  • Human poop, by weight, is mostly bacteria – dead and alive.
  • Some American Civil War soldiers had wounds that glowed in the dark because of a bioluminescent bacteria that was puked up by nematodes (helped the soldiers survive though).
  • Alexander Fleming warned even as early as 1920s about the possibility of antibiotic resistant bacteria due to antibiotics misuse.
  • Human breast milk contains sugars (oligosaccharides) that go to make up intestinal bacteria rather than to the infant itself.

From: 30 Interesting facts about bacteria.

Also: Wikipedia facts about bacteria

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