Get Ellen on the squawk – the dummy Ripley’s scroban’s aw riven’d aboot. Tell him we’re feart there’s a wilrone aboot up here, in space, wi us. Noo. Translation: scrobam: gizzard, neck or human chest. Get … Continue reading Scroban.
"Aye, it seems fine tae me, we’re awricht, it’s no a vacuum. If it wiz oor erses’d be tae the wind wi-oot oor stievel breeks oan. Wooly long johns is nae protection I can tell ye." … Continue reading Steivel.
Scottish Word: Spin.
“Fur a 143 years ah spin through space marooned wi nowt but a dug tae clap an a diary tae scrieve an NOO ah lose ma pencil. Ma last one.” Translated: spin: progress favourably, journey in … Continue reading Spin.
"Keep yer heid doon the satellites can be a scunner here at this altitude." Translated: scunner: great nuisance, sickener. "Keep your head down the satellites can be a serious nuisance here at this altitude." satellite. Modern … Continue reading Scunner.
“The plasma rackle gied a wheepling skirl fangling the anti-matter knewel an dunting the anti shoogle furlie oot o kilter makin oor sair shank landin a skelp doon.” Translated: wheeple: a tuneless whistling. “The plasma chain … Continue reading Wheeple.
Scottish Word: hame.
“Hello… Oh hi hen. I’ll no be hame. I’m staring intae infinity.” Translated: hame: home. “Hello… Oh hi darling. I will not be home, I’m staring into infinity.” Infinity and home – we’ve only one, we … Continue reading hame.
Scottish Word: Vex.
“There’s nithin in zero gravity mair vexin than yer wallies loosed in yir helmet.” Translated: vexin: irritating. “There is nothing more irritating in zero gravity than one’s false teeth getting loose within one’s helmet.”
“An get Branson telt that they’re kenmarkit ‘bigglesworth the max power super squib of Lossiemouth’.” Translated: kenmark: brand, a mark of ownership. “And be sure to inform Richard, without fail that they are branded as ‘bigglesworth … Continue reading Kenmark.
Scottish Word: Aff.
“A reid card’s a reid card, whether it’s Pluto, Neptune or Mars. Yir aff!” Translated: aff: off. “A red card is a red card whether it is Pluto, Neptune or Mars. You are sent off, go!”
Scottish Word: Reid.
“When ye get stottin fou on yir reid planet, dae ye see triple?” Translated: reid: red. “When you get really really drunk on your red planet, do you see triple?”