Watch the razor letter boxes doon there, they’ll hae yer fingers aff at the knockles wi-oot care, even’f ye were rackle-haunded like massel. But first ye hae tae drap doon avoiding the shairp stalagmites, loup o’er … Continue reading Knockle.
Scottish Word: Croon.
Hey! Hey! Hey huv ye heard the yin aboot the reid neb cat that cut aff its ain croon? Ahn got a plester o blue? Aw because she sterted an set hersel her ain red lines … Continue reading Croon.
Scottish Word: Growk.
Whit for are ye growkin at me for? I thoucht ye were tae be the same size as the rest o us reid nebs? Whaurs awbuddy else oniewye? Ahn whit are ye daein wi them hats? … Continue reading Growk.
Scottish Word: Dreid.
Ahm affy sorry wee man ah huv tae use this dreided wee man killer skoosh oan ye. Ahm assured that ‘they’ will nivir use it oan me, nor dis it hae onie effect on massel oniewye … Continue reading Dreid.
Nae the full shilling, awa in the heid, affen the knot, gytit, no wise, a nine bob note, dementit, deleerit? No a bit o it lassie. Translation: deleerit: delirious, insane, mad. In an incomplete state of … Continue reading Deleerit.
Scottish Word: Toorie.
Going by the contermacious invious expression on its dovie pan I think it got it intae it’s skull that it wants yer woolly hat wi the sonsie toorie for itsell. Its nae chance though, dafty that … Continue reading Toorie.
Pey me weel. Pey me weel. An’ I’ll do ye a deal. Noo Mr Wabster an wee Miss Moffat yer spider silk shin are braw things but I canni pey ye much, an nothing up front … Continue reading Pey me weel.
Scottish Word: Aside.
“Noo listen hard vicar, please dinni refer tae me as a ‘burd’. I am the professor’s secretary. The professor’s aside ye wi his tea an his wee terrier is awayis barkin at the bursour. There are … Continue reading Aside.
Scottish Word: Argie.
“Creativity. Ye dinni argie wi the client in this day an age – or ivir. Ye deliver, even if ye huv tae dae awthin a by yersel” Translated: argie: argue, dispute. “Creativity. You do not contradict … Continue reading Argie.
Scottish Word: Shank.
“Ah’ve the brak fu oan Boss – gi it laldi. Ye’ll need tae brak a sweat tae get shanks o iron so ye can mak yon furlie flee.” Translated: shank: leg. “I have the brake applied … Continue reading Shank.