Scottish Word: Girnie.
“Ignore the wee girnie – he’s been telt he’s getting no more sweeties boucht till he finishes his Christmas ones.” Translated: girnie: peevish, ill-tempered, complaining. “Ignore the small grumpy person. He has been told that he … Continue reading Girnie.
Scottish Word: Puckle.
“Ah’ve aw ma creations baith neeps an pumpkins saved here since I wis a bairn, which keeps twa men steady yokit. An noo aye at this time o year I gaither n preserve a puckle that … Continue reading Puckle.
Scottish Word: Pudden.
“Help ma boab! That’s the end o that mealie pudden.” Translated: pudden, puddin: pudding. Oat meal pudding or white pudding is a sausage skin stuffed with oat meal, onions, spices and suet. A black pudding includes … Continue reading Pudden.
Scottish Word: Poke.
“Right son, hoo many grannie-sookers di ye want in yir poke?” Translated: poke: bag. “All right young man, how many pan-drops (sweets grannies love to suck) do you want in your bag?”