Scottish Word: Hingin.
“Hey Dad goan sing Ten Green Bottles whilst yir hingin oan the waw.” Translated: hingin: hanging. “Hey Dad, go and sing Ten Green Bottles while you are hanging on the wall.”
Scottish Word: Douce.
” . . . an Boss can ah also say that yiv nivir looked sae douce ava an . . .” Translated: douce: neat, tidy, loveable, respectable. “. . . and Boss can I also say that you have … Continue reading Douce.
Scottish Word: Pump.
“Ooooh mair tea vicar? Ah hope it wisni Elsie’s neep sconettes’ that garred ye pump sae fell.” Translated: pump: break wind, fart. “Ooooh more tea vicar? I do hope it was not Elsie’s small turnip scones … Continue reading Pump.
Scottish Word: Wabbit.
“Yer lookin fair wabbit son, finish yer tea an awa tae yir scratcher.” Translated: wabbit: exhausted, very tired. “You are looking extremely exhausted son, finish up your cup of tea and take yourself away to bed.”
“Aye it’s a stottin view yiv goat frae yir sitooterie Angus.” Translated: sitooterie: conservatory. “My goodness it is a magnificent view you have got from your conservatory Angus.”