Scottish Words tagged with: automobile - 4 posts.

The dream of proving clockwork as an alternative to fossil fuels as the ground crew rush up with the big clockwork key and tin of machine oil.

Scottish Word: Tirlie.

The dream of proving clockwork as an alternative to fossil fuels as the ground crew rush up with the big clockwork key and tin of machine oil.

“Spankie like noo lads! Ah need tae be awa shairp like wi the tirlie fully chairged tae win.” Translated: tirlie: something which curls, spins, or twirls round; an intricate device or mechanism. “Nimble and quick now … Continue reading Tirlie.

Lady flying saucer pilot who knows her light speed engineering describing the breakdown symptoms to the flying saucer rescue service employee.

Scottish Word: Wheeple.

Lady flying saucer pilot who knows her light speed engineering describing the breakdown symptoms to the flying saucer rescue service employee.

“The plasma rackle gied a wheepling skirl fangling the anti-matter knewel an dunting the anti shoogle furlie oot o kilter makin oor sair shank landin a skelp doon.” Translated: wheeple: a tuneless whistling. “The plasma chain … Continue reading Wheeple.

Older gent addressing a loudspeaker wielding prospective rural MSP.

Scottish Word: Deef.

Older gent addressing a loudspeaker wielding prospective rural MSP.

‘Hoi! Ahm no deef ye ken.’ Translated: deef: deaf. ‘Hey! I am not deaf you know.’ The Scottish Word: deef with its definition and its meaning illustrated and captioned with the word used in context in … Continue reading Deef.