“Ah’m no wanting to be ower pernicketie Doctor F. but I think there’s somethin awry here, I jist canni put ma finger on it.” Translated: pernicketie, pirnickitie: very precise, obsessed by detail, fussy. “I do not … Continue reading Pernicketie.
“Strewth – he’s aff tae the dunny an he sez it’s the skitters from too many days o auld bubbly jock leavin’s, and he’s hoping the whisky’ll cure it.” Translated: skitters: diarrhoea. “Goodness – he is … Continue reading Skitters.
Scottish Word: Piece.
‘Foo is’t, gaffer, that quines nivir git thir piece mankit?’ Translated: piece: sandwich. ‘Boss, how is it that girls never get their sandwich dirty?’ Poise – in my experience girls always seem to have more poise … Continue reading Piece.