It will never ever ever will be my fault, compensate me, compensate me.
The Scottish Word:


On Celebrated Lawyers.

He clenched his pamphlets in his fist,
He quoted and he hinted,
Till, in a declamation-mist,
His argument he tint it:
He gaiped for ‘t, he graiped for ‘t,
He fand it was awa, man;
But what his common sense came short,
He eke’d out wi law, man.

Robert Burns.


tint: evidence, proof or alternatively taint, spoil (in this case I think he means lost it – using tint dually by pointing at its other definition of slur or spoil rather than its usual legal meaning).

[tint spelled out in the phonetic alphabet.]
The Scottish Word: tint 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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