Scottish Word: Pussie.
“This muckle puss pentin’s a pussie o a job wid ye no say?” “Aye aye, very funny, g’oan wi it.” Translated: pussie: a pain in the backside, not pleasant, messy and unrewarding. “This gigantic face painting … Continue reading Pussie.
Scottish Word: Unhed.
“Ya Beezer – he’s gone an unhedded ma prize flooer – what a daeless gairdener.” Translated: unhed: behead. “My Goodness – he has gone and beheaded my prize flower – what a useless gardener.” ʌnˡhid
Scottish Word: Gemm.
“Crivens, this’s the first time ah’ve ivir seen a ginge ahead o the gemm.” Translated: gemm, gem, gam: game. “My goodness this is the first time I have ever seen a red haired person ahead of … Continue reading Gemm.
“Hoo ist fur a man who kerries so many shairp blades ye aye seem tae be in need o a hair-kaimer?” Translated: hair-kaimer: barber. “How is it for a man who carries so many sharp blades … Continue reading Hair-kaimer.
Scottish Word: Mogert.
“An syne the wolf wis mogert up.” Translated: mogert: rendered useless, messed up, botched. “And directly afterwards the wolf was set upon and rendered totally incapable of causing any harm from then on.”
Scottish Word: Pentin.
“Telt ye ye shouldni be wearin a birsie jumper when yir pentin.” Translated: pentin: painting. “I did mention to you that you should not be wearing a hairy jumper when you are painting.”
Scottish Word: Birsie.
“Yir either a deil or a birsie deil, ahm no haein ony stibblie deils in the ranks o Hell.” Translated: birsie: hairy. “You are either a devil or a hairy devil, I am not having any … Continue reading Birsie.
Scottish Word: Onywye.
“Ah’m no gonna be askin ye tae play again onywye.” Translated: onywye: anyway. “I am not going to be asking you to play again anyway.”
Scottish Word: Creish.
“Hey man ye should straik yir barnet wi this skoosh, it’s nae sae creishy like ahn winni clag yer kame.” Translated: creish: grease. “Hey man you should comb up your hair using this aerosol, it is … Continue reading Creish.
“Aye, he’s got a weel weeded heid for a Dominie.” Translated: weel weeded heid: bald – a well weeded head. “Indeed, he is very bald for a headmaster.”