Scottish Word: Mirken.
“First cam the volcanic ash frae Eyjafjallajökull an oor een were mirken. Then the dust made oor kail an neeps grow muckle an noo they’re stingin an eatin us an wi canni see.” Translated: mirken: darken. … Continue reading Mirken.
Scottish Word: Luggie.
“Ahm thinkin they two numpties are cheating an putting mair than the rasps they pick intae their luggies tae up the wecht.” Translated: luggie: usually a bucket held at one’s waist with twine – used in … Continue reading Luggie.
“Ahm awfy fond o a bit o greenery on ma plettie ken.” Translated: plettie: platform, balcony, (Dundee mainly). “I am exceedingly fond of a little greenery on the balcony you know.” The Scottish Word: plettie with … Continue reading Plettie.