Scottish Words tagged with: mother - 6 posts.

Boy sullenly parking himself by the supermarket trollies.

Scottish Word: Girnie.

Boy sullenly parking himself by the supermarket trollies.

“Ignore the wee girnie – he’s been telt he’s getting no more sweeties boucht till he finishes his Christmas ones.” Translated: girnie: peevish, ill-tempered, complaining. “Ignore the small grumpy person. He has been told that he … Continue reading Girnie.

The high level secret roof top shenanigans of Scottish villages.

Scottish Word: Corbie Stanes.

The high level secret roof top shenanigans of Scottish villages.

“Skip up the corbie stanes, shin along the heid, a wee loup tae yir plettie, in yir scratcher windie an yir maw’ll niver ken ye’ve been oot boozin. Maw’s can be unforgiven whaur booze is involved.” … Continue reading Corbie Stanes.