Scottish Words tagged with: recreation - 7 posts.

At sea bailing out water with the fish bait buckets under heavy rain in a storm.

Scottish Word: Beswakkit.

At sea bailing out water with the fish bait buckets under heavy rain in a storm.

"Here we are again, cauld an beswakkit, jist coz faither thinks catchin oor ain fish for supper builds character." Translated: beswakkit: soaked, drenched. "Here we are again, soaked and cold, just because father thinks catching our … Continue reading Beswakkit.

Local gives alternative directions to the main way that required hanging on to chains over a sheer drop and dodging falling rocks.

Scottish Word: Gate.

Local gives alternative directions to the main way that required hanging on to chains over a sheer drop and dodging falling rocks.

“There’s a bygate thon wye – it is shorter but mainly it’s mair interesting.” Translated: gate: path, a way, a road (bygate: a side path). “There is a byway that goes in that direction – it … Continue reading Gate.

Commonwealth games new event hopeful fat and full of much lager.

Scottish Word: Bools.

Commonwealth games new event hopeful fat and full of much lager.

"An ahm tellin YOU if bools can be a commonwealth medal sport so can DARTS!" Translated: bools: bowls. "And my counter argument to YOU is that if bowls can be a commonwealth medal sport so can … Continue reading Bools.