Scottish Words tagged with: red - 20 posts.

The dream of proving clockwork as an alternative to fossil fuels as the ground crew rush up with the big clockwork key and tin of machine oil.

Scottish Word: Tirlie.

The dream of proving clockwork as an alternative to fossil fuels as the ground crew rush up with the big clockwork key and tin of machine oil.

“Spankie like noo lads! Ah need tae be awa shairp like wi the tirlie fully chairged tae win.” Translated: tirlie: something which curls, spins, or twirls round; an intricate device or mechanism. “Nimble and quick now … Continue reading Tirlie.

Red nose day cat and dog humanely dipping in red dye for charity.

Scottish Word: Baudrons.

Red nose day cat and dog humanely dipping in red dye for charity.

“Sorry we’re no dookin cats nae mair, no even wee baudrons’ – Dave over there’s no in fancy dress – it’s first aid.” Translated: baudrons: affectionate name for a cat, happy cat (re: mimic of the … Continue reading Baudrons.

Isaac Asimov and Terry Pratchett working to get a Golem under control.

Scottish Word: Tirraneese.

Isaac Asimov and Terry Pratchett working to get a Golem under control.

“Right. Are ye sure yer Chems for golems are perfect this time Asimov? I’m no wantin this thing gi’in me oni mair o this bane heidit tirraneese it gets up tae. It pented awthin reid – … Continue reading Tirraneese.

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