“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.
Scottish Word: Lintel.
“Mind yir broo on yon stane lintel.” Translated: lintel: beam across the top of an entrance, threshhold of a door. “Watch your forehead on that there stone beam.”
Scottish Word: Keek.
“What de ye mean it’s fell sair? Ah’m only takin a wee keek.” Translated: keek: peek. “What do you mean it is acutely painful? I am only taking a little quick look”