Scottish Word: Souter.
Ah’m a guild accredited souter ye ken, there’s no need tae hing aboot getting in a flap. I’ve un-dented yer siller toecaps, re-soled, generally repaired, and pit in extra heavy tacks, siller inaw. Whit have ye … Continue reading Souter.
Scottish Word: Pussie.
“This muckle puss pentin’s a pussie o a job wid ye no say?” “Aye aye, very funny, g’oan wi it.” Translated: pussie: a pain in the backside, not pleasant, messy and unrewarding. “This gigantic face painting … Continue reading Pussie.
Scottish Word: Girnie.
“Ignore the wee girnie – he’s been telt he’s getting no more sweeties boucht till he finishes his Christmas ones.” Translated: girnie: peevish, ill-tempered, complaining. “Ignore the small grumpy person. He has been told that he … Continue reading Girnie.
Scottish Word: Brae.
“Are ye sure I’ve tae dae this afore I can jine the nae brakes brae gang?” Translated: brae: side of a hill; road with a steep gradient. “Are you sure that I have to do this … Continue reading Brae.