We ken him as Pirate Captain Windy Wuntle Windlestrae. [Part 1 of 2]
Wuntle – cos he wuntles aboot oan land ahn sea aw doon tae his widden leg.
Windlestrae – efter a lankie gizzen stalk o girse cos that’s what he’s like – really.
Gas frae greed o peppers oot o oor greenhoose maks him brosie so fu o air, untrowabil his pumps ahn baarps – hence Windy.
Windy Wuntle Windlestrae – the finest pirate captain oan the high seas.
We’re sauf in his hauns.
Wintle, wuntle: stagger, rock from side to side.
We know him as Pirate Captain Windy Wuntle Windlestrae.
Wuntle – because he staggers about on land and sea on account of his wooden leg.
Windlestrae – called after a long thin withered stalk of grass – because that’s what he is physically like – really.
Gas from his greed of peppers out of our greenhouse is what has him rotund and full of air like a balloon, it’s unbelievable his farts and burps – hence Windy.
Windy Wuntle Windlestrae the finest pirate captain on the high seas.
We’re safe in his hands.
The Scottish Word: Wuntle with its definition and its meaning illustrated and captioned with the word used in context in the Scots language and in English.