“Ah’m no wanting to be ower pernicketie Doctor F. but I think there’s somethin awry here, I jist canni put ma finger on it.” Translated: pernicketie, pirnickitie: very precise, obsessed by detail, fussy. “I do not … Continue reading Pernicketie.
“Get a move on Lister, this scuttering aboot swoppin aprons, washing, scrubbing an pentin between operations is going tae mak me late for ma supper.” Translated: scutter: hinder with something unimportant, delay detain through some needless … Continue reading Scutter.
Scottish Word: Twa.
“Yeth Mathter it ith indeed a complexth and tricky prothedure but twa thoumbs definithely helpths.” Translated: twa: two. “Yes Master it is indeed a complex and tricky procedure but two thumbs definitely helps.” Modify – igors … Continue reading Twa.
Scottish Word: Een.
“Ah’m no sure it’s ethical tae transplant the een o a hoolet intae the heid o a peepin tom.” Translated: een: eyes. “I am not sure it is ethical to transplant the eyes of an owl … Continue reading Een.