“Aye – he thinks he’s hard noo but we’ll see how hard he is when he’s sittin oan the pan the morrow wi a scoutherin erse.” Translated: scouther, scowder: burn, scorch, singe. Scoutherin: blistering (with rebuke). … Continue reading Scouther.
Scottish Word: Braw.
“Oh … I see, yir speciality wafer thin mint fur puddin? Braw.” Translated: braw: very good, fine, splendid. “Oh … I see, your speciality wafer thin mint for dessert? Excellent.” dessert One of my favourite Monty … Continue reading Braw.
Scottish Word: Boak.
“Dinni ask him aboot the ingredients o the dip, it’ll gar ye boak.” Translated: boak, bock, bok: vomit. “Don’t ask him about the ingredients of the dip, the answer will make you sick.” Dip. How strange … Continue reading Boak.
Scottish Word: Bealin.
“This is bealin!” (animated) Translated: bealin: rotten/awful/vile/festering. “I am not eating this, it is awful.” The Scottish Word: bealin with its definition and its meaning illustrated and captioned with the word used in context in the … Continue reading Bealin.