Scottish Word: Sweem.
Anither rip tide swimmer that’s droonin. Grippin their would be rescuer like a limpet ahn thrashin awa agin the current, goin nowhere. They remind me o aw the conspiracy theorists ah ken. It aw seems so … Continue reading Sweem.
Scottish Word: Risp.
Bob the saw-fish’s nebs mebbe no as shairp as a new boucht bushman but he’ll risp that moggies air pipe swith eneuch. We’re lucky – if we were in a bowl in the warld o that … Continue reading Risp.
Scottish Word: Cruban.
If only ye’d kent semaphore ahn peyd heed tae thon cruban doon there flaggin the danger tae ye wi its cleuks ye micht both hae been saved. Noo as it stauns one o ye’s goin doon … Continue reading Cruban.
Are ye a selkie-wife or frae the fin folk that yir sae fair faured ahn wi sic a glamourie smile? Ahn is yer hame by yon skerries under the silken moon? Ahn can I huv mha … Continue reading Selkie-wife.
Scottish Word: Warld.
Ahm haein a dook in aw the warlds wi watter atween the Horse’s Heid Nebula ahn the Cat’s Ee Nebula wi a wee detour tae the Eemock Nebula. I’m definitely veesitin aw the watter warlds aboot … Continue reading Warld.
Scottish Word: Haik.
So we haik aboot here looking like a big gowden sakeless jessie in the hope the alien craiters o this wattery warld’ll turn up? In the vain hope we dinni fleg yin when it does turn … Continue reading Haik.
Scottish Word: Bummel.
Yoor no helpin. Stop pickin yer nose wi yer tentacle. We’re supposed tae perswad yon tarry breeked jocks that we’re here tae save them frae bein blootered by yon muckle bummelin waw. No tae mak them … Continue reading Bummel.
Scottish Word: Abune.
“…and are ye jist as wee an uggin unner the water as ye are abune it? Har har” Translate: abune, aboon, aboun: above. “…and are you just as small and disgusting under the water as you … Continue reading Abune.
Scottish Word: Birl.
“Look – the hydraulic spanner is birling the diver instead of the nut.” Translate: birl: revolve rapidly, whirl round. “Look – the hydraulic spanner is spinning the diver instead of the nut.” Subtract – puns are … Continue reading Birl.
“Dae ye mind. I canni stand folk readin oer ma shouder.” Translate: shouder: shoulder. “Do you mind. I cannot stand people reading over my shoulder.” The Scottish Word: shouder with its definition and its meaning illustrated … Continue reading Shouder.