I think it’s lumpy because you’ve used the parritch mix instead o the wallpaper paste mix dear. Nae wonder the rat’s eating it. Ahn tae mak it warse ye’ve used ma insta-mix special extra lumpy hip … Continue reading Parritch.
Scottish Word: Corbie
I aye turns puddocks yella on accoont o me bein a reid hat wezer obleeged tae hae a puckle corbies. Maks the puddocks easier tae find ye ken – helps keep them corbies fed. Translation: corbie: … Continue reading Corbie
Scottish Word: Fugie.
We’re kent as the Rat Catchers McGinty ahn Co. ya muckle ugly halliracker fugie furball ye. Ahn ahm gien ye fair warnin, Rob Roy, that although yer wanted deid or alive we’re going tae tak ye … Continue reading Fugie.
Scottish Word: Channer
Ye’ve no real richt tae murn, cark an channer at me if ye’ve no voted – so hud yer wheesht when ye huvni made yer mark tae entitle ye tae mulligrumph. Get oot an vote. Translated: … Continue reading Channer
Scottish Word: Coont
"Ah ken, but it’s the thoucht that coonts, ma wee pal." Translated: coont, cwint: add up, count. "I know, but it’s the thought that counts, my small new acquaintance and friend." kunt gesture. It’s three weeks … Continue reading Coont
Scottish Word: Yaw
"That’s the last o ma shin ya wee coofs – will ye cease that awfie yaw!" Translated: yaw: caterwaul, wail. "That is the last of my shoes you little louts – will you cease that awful … Continue reading Yaw
Scottish Word: Mirken
“First cam the volcanic ash frae Eyjafjallajökull an oor een were mirken. Then the dust made oor kail an neeps grow muckle an noo they’re stingin an eatin us an wi canni see.” Translated: mirken: darken. … Continue reading Mirken
Scottish Word: Mauchty
“Aye right! so yer a mauchty moose fur yer age. Whit of it?” Translated: mauchty: mighty, powerful, as in physical strength. “Oh great! So you are indeed a mighty mouse, taking into consideration your age. What … Continue reading Mauchty
Scottish Word: Lade
“Hoi you! If ye fa in the lade ye’ll be a deid deuk anaw.” Translated: lade: a mill race. “Hey you! If you fall into the watercourse feeding the mill, you also will be as dead … Continue reading Lade
Scottish Word: Caw
“See! Tie it tae a waw an it’s jist yin ye need tae caw the rope.” Translated: caw: turn. “See! Tie it to a wall and it is just one person you need to turn the … Continue reading Caw