“Hoi what’s that guff – huv ye scowdered ma toast interferin wi that machine again?” Translated: scowder: burn, over-toast. “Hey what’s that smell – have you burnt my toast interfering with that machine again?” expired As … Continue reading Scowder.
Scottish Word: Spung.
“Hae mercy ah’ve nocht bit a puckle bawbees in ma spung.” Translated: spung: a purse or money pouch, usually with a spring clasp. “Have mercy on me, I have nothing but a small amount of poor … Continue reading Spung.
Scottish Word: Dreich.
“Burk and Hare were liftit on a dreich morning. – Probably.” Translated: “Burk and Hare were arrested on a wet rainy miserable morning. – Probably.” Dreich: dull/bleak/miserable. For those that don’t know – Burke and Hare … Continue reading Dreich.