Pirate Captain Wuntle Widlestrae full of wind heads towards the wrecking rocks.
The Scottish Word:

Wuntle.

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.

Translation

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.

Part two of the story of Wuntle Windlestrae.

ˈwʌntəl
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.

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