Scottish Word: Thirl.
“Ah’ve disabled the thirling beam an the scowdering ray, jist till Ye’ve passed yer test ye understand.” Translated: thirl, tirl: pierce, bore through, perforate. “I have disabled the perforating beam and the scorching ray, just until … Continue reading Thirl.
Scottish Word: Birl.
“Look – the hydraulic spanner is birling the diver instead of the nut.” Translated: birl: revolve rapidly, whirl round. “Look – the hydraulic spanner is spinning the diver instead of the nut.” Subtract – puns are … Continue reading Birl.
Scottish Word: Sey.
“He thinks he’s the yin sey-dreivin the furlie, but it’s massel, he’s jist ballast.” Translated: sey: test, try, attempt something difficult. “He believes he is the one test driving the machine, but it is I, he … Continue reading Sey.
“That’s no much o an anti-shoogle fin if ye ask me.” Translated: anti-shoogle: stabilizer. “That is not much of stabilizer fin if you ask me.”