Scottish Words tagged with: sea - 14 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.

Health and safety of repairs to a tracked underwater vehicle underwater by divers with power tools.

Scottish Word: Birl.

Health and safety of repairs to a tracked underwater vehicle underwater by divers with power tools.

“Look – the hydraulic spanner is birling the diver instead of the nut.” Translated: birl: revolve rapidly, whirl round. “Look – the hydraulic spanner is spinning the diver instead of the nut.” Subtract – puns are … Continue reading Birl.

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