Scottish Word: Squint.
Weel done min, Captain Frumpsqualler the first is noo straicht jist like ye straichtened Skew Bazzer Whiffington ahn the ithers, but ah see Baw Graip Clatterbutt the third is noo the squint yin. Ye’ll hae tae … Continue reading Squint.
Scottish Word: Doddle.
Biggin this jigsaw’s a complete doddle. A didni need tae consult the instructions yince. Ah’m gonna bigg it again ahn again. Translation: doddle: easy, entirely not difficult. Building this jigsaw’s as easy as a walk in … Continue reading Doddle.
Scottish Word: Chaft.
Staun bye chiels, I see the spune oan its wye. Get ready tae pit yer backs intae it eneuch tae strain them tuith bandits. Mak that fitwhirlie dirl tae clap the chafts richt weel. Translation: chaft: … Continue reading Chaft.
Scottish Word: Swick.
Noo Tam… yir no gonna be swickin me wi yer pauchtie scheme like yiv done tae oor pal Injun Joe. Ah’ve jist looked up ‘The Adventures of Tom Sawyer’ on Wikipedia here. And whats more I’ve … Continue reading Swick.
“Ahm fair forfochten an in need o ma pit.” Translated: forfochten: exhausted of the effort, worn to a standstill. “I am completely exhausted, finished and in need of my bed.” In memory of the UK disaster … Continue reading Forfochten.
Scottish Word: Piece.
‘Foo is’t, gaffer, that quines nivir git thir piece mankit?’ Translated: piece: sandwich. ‘Boss, how is it that girls never get their sandwich dirty?’ Poise – in my experience girls always seem to have more poise … Continue reading Piece.