“Ooooyah! That soonded like a twa hipper skite tae me.” Translated: twa hipper skite: two hip slip (both broken). “Ouch! That sounded like a two hip slip to me.” confined. See all my IF thumbnails and … Continue reading Twa hipper skite.
Scottish Word: Blaw.
“Happy New Year. An wid ye gie us a wee blaw intae this breathalyser please.” Translated: blaw: blow. “Happy New Year. And would you please blow into this breathalyser for me.”
Scottish Word: Wifie.
“Aye, wi oot a doot, Erchie here is one o the best undercover wifies we’ve ever had.” Translated: wifie: an older woman, usually middle aged or older and usually with character. “Yes, without a doubt, Archibald, … Continue reading Wifie.
Scottish Word: Dreich.
“Burk and Hare were liftit on a dreich morning. – Probably.” Translated: “Burk and Hare were arrested on a wet rainy miserable morning. – Probably.” Dreich: dull/bleak/miserable. For those that don’t know – Burke and Hare … Continue reading Dreich.
“Aye . . !” Translated: ‘Evenin’ all.’
“aye aye aye, fit’s a dae?” Translated: aye aye aye: ‘ello ‘ello ‘ello what’s all this then?