Scottish Words tagged with: helmet - 12 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.

Why grannies have not yet ventured into space.

Scottish Word: Vex.

Why grannies have not yet ventured into space.

“There’s nithin in zero gravity mair vexin than yer wallies loosed in yir helmet.” Translated: vexin: irritating. “There is nothing more irritating in zero gravity than one’s false teeth getting loose within one’s helmet.” The Scottish … Continue reading Vex.

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