Moudie, massel ahn Rattons here are wonderin if the whittrets ahn futtrets are gonna tak us seriously eneuch when we set aboot them. What wi us wearin oor red noses anaw. Nae meanin tae be disrespeckfu … Continue reading Whittret.
Scottish Word: Gowk.
Sic a wealthy gowk as yersel I widni let pass while ye heedlessly siller-blind remain. Nor blythely wid I greet the faithless man wha siller-dodges aw the while. So I tak this pike o snaw white-siller, … Continue reading Gowk.
Dearest Edgar, widden dish o mine, the saut-backet has a gun an means tae shoot ye. He’s the saucy nurses’ sweetheart an kens ye gie’d her the heave fur me an sweet pea. He means tae … Continue reading Saut-backet.
Scottish Word: Taum.
Them vicars are o the taum efter the scrimpit amoont whit landed oan the collection plate yesterday oan tap o the general pair kirk attendance. Then being gien the task tae keep them pair refugees frae … Continue reading Taum.
Get oot o sicht magic moggie. Ahve twa rochian’s here ah micht hae tae mar. Unless ye want tae gi a haund? Translation: rochian: rough tough type, ne-er do well, rough. Get out of sight magic … Continue reading Rochian.
Will yer lordship please stap shooting at oor gor-cocks ah’n hae a pop at yon tarmegant oot-worldlers for a cheenge, tae help us oot. Translated: Tarmegant: violent, quarrelsome person. Will your lordship please stop shooting at … Continue reading Tarmegant.
Scottish Word: Tash.
“I’ll just tash my irons roond ma hurdies and we’re awa.” Translated: tash:to buckle, clasp. “I’ll just buckle my six guns around my hips and we’re away.” The Scottish Word: tash with its definition and its … Continue reading Tash.
Scottish Word: Pouder.
“It’s shivs only frae noo on captain, we’re oot o pouder.” Translated: pouder: powder. “It’s blades only from now on captain, we have run out of gun powder.” The Scottish Word: pouder with its definition and … Continue reading Pouder.
Scottish Word: Spung.
“Hae mercy ah’ve nocht bit a puckle bawbees in ma spung.” Translated: spung: a purse or money pouch, usually with a spring clasp. “Have mercy on me, I have nothing but a small amount of poor … Continue reading Spung.
“Ahm sorry but there’s nae denyin it. Ye’ve got a skellie ee.” Translated: skellie: squint, strabismus, abnormal alignment of the eyes. “I am sorry but there is no denying it. You have a squint.” Flawed – … Continue reading Skellie.