She’s a skelpie-limmer richt eneuch, as weel as a dubskelper o note. Ahn she’s gonna get tae the gig afore us at that lick. Translation: dubskelper: a person who travels quickly no matter the condition of … Continue reading Dubskelper.
Scottish Word: Yurlin.
Wid it no be better tae gie aw them yurlins boats insteid o the usual brolly? It’d no be cheap but it’d still be a savin on clearin oot aw o their remains frae the branders … Continue reading Yurlin.
Ooooh thanks for the caird my wee dautie. Yer foo up o naitral-hertitness. A wee wally gowdy. Ah canni wait tae smuirich ye wi smirrikens. Translation: naitral-hertit: Natural hearted, kind-hearted, affectionate. Ooooh thank you for the … Continue reading Naitral-hertit.
Pey me weel. Pey me weel. An’ I’ll do ye a deal. Noo Mr Wabster an wee Miss Moffat yer spider silk shin are braw things but I canni pey ye much, an nothing up front … Continue reading Pey me weel
Scottish Word: Daunder
Ah’m awa for a daunder in the Wild Wood – codgie in the knowledge that the skeeriest thing in there will be me. Translated: daunder, dander: a stroll. I am going for a stroll in the … Continue reading Daunder
Scottish Word: humph
"Yer punishment and yer curse for dissin yer betters is tae humph yer inlaw an her dug up iviry Corbett in the land. An think yersel lucky I dinni mak it Munros anaw." Translated: humph, hump: … Continue reading humph
Scottish Word: Droon
“It’s a wee bit ironic this, because the apparent cause o death wis droonin.” Translated: droon: drown. “It is a little bit ironic this, because the apparent cause of death was drowning.”
Scottish Word: Smirr
“Ach it’s jist a smirr o rain Senga. Ah dinni think we’ll bother uppin the brollies.” Translated: smirr: soft rain, a misting of rain. “My, it’s just a very light soft shower of rain Senga. I … Continue reading Smirr