Scottish Words tagged with: tentacles - 8 posts.

Health and safety of repairs to a tracked underwater vehicle underwater by divers with power tools.

Scottish Word: Birl.

Health and safety of repairs to a tracked underwater vehicle underwater by divers with power tools.

“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.

Why grannies have not yet ventured into space.

Scottish Word: Vex.

Why grannies have not yet ventured into space.

“There’s nithin in zero gravity mair vexin than yer wallies loosed in yir helmet.” Translated: vexin: irritating. “There is nothing more irritating in zero gravity than one’s false teeth getting loose within one’s helmet.” The Scottish … Continue reading Vex.

A surprising stormy night's catch - but not a fish - rather, a what - and who has caught who? Animated.

Scottish Word: Goustie.

A surprising stormy night's catch - but not a fish - rather, a what - and who has caught who? Animated.

“It’s a gey goustie nicht the-nicht.” Translated: goustie: wild, stormy, eerie. “It is a rather eerie desolate blustery night tonight is it not.” The Scottish Word: goustie with its definition and its meaning illustrated and captioned … Continue reading Goustie.