Scottish Words tagged with: fire extinguisher - 6 posts.

The dream of proving clockwork as an alternative to fossil fuels as the ground crew rush up with the big clockwork key and tin of machine oil.

Scottish Word: Tirlie.

The dream of proving clockwork as an alternative to fossil fuels as the ground crew rush up with the big clockwork key and tin of machine oil.

“Spankie like noo lads! Ah need tae be awa shairp like wi the tirlie fully chairged tae win.” Translated: tirlie: something which curls, spins, or twirls round; an intricate device or mechanism. “Nimble and quick now … Continue reading Tirlie.

Elves at work in the finishing shed at Santa's workshop complex.

Scottish Word: Brainwode.

Elves at work in the finishing shed at Santa's workshop complex.

“Santa’s goin tae go totally brainwode wi you when he realises you’ve gone an made aw the toys anatomically correct.” Translated: brainwode: mad, demented. “Santa is going to go totally insane with you when he realises … Continue reading Brainwode.