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.
“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.”
“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.”