Jings! Hoo’d hae thoucht oor auld chemistry teacher could move sae swipper like. It wiz pit oot afore ye proper caught licht. Translated: swipper, swepyr: quick, nimble, active. Wow! Who would have thought our old chemistry … Continue reading Swipper.
Scottish Word: Baffies
“Ah dinna ken if it’s richt tae caw them things baffies.” Translated: baffies: soft comfy slippers. “I am not at all sure if it is correct to call these things soft comfy relaxing slippers.”
Scottish Word: Gutties
“Ahm no wantin this flair markit, onie one wi black gutties get them aff.” Translated: gutties: gymshoes. “I am not wanting any marks to get on this floor, anyone with black gymshoes get them off.”
Scottish Word: Taws
“He’s kent as quick draw McGraw cos he’s sae speedy tae whip the taws oer an oot frae its hidie doon the back o his goon.” Translated: taws: a leather punishment strap with thongs – once … Continue reading Taws
“Aye, he’s got a weel weeded heid for a Dominie.” Translated: weel weeded heid: bald – a well weeded head. “Indeed, he is very bald for a headmaster.”