Scottish Word: Spigot.
“If ye fetch some watter frae yon spigot son, I’ll gie ye a dram.” Translated: spigot: outdoor tap. “If you fetch some water from that tap just over there son, I’ll give you a generous measure … Continue reading Spigot.
Scottish Word: Skitters.
“Strewth – he’s aff tae the dunny an he sez it’s the skitters from too many days o auld bubbly jock leavin’s, and he’s hoping the whisky’ll cure it.” Translated: skitters: diarrhoea. “Goodness – he is … Continue reading Skitters.
Scottish Word: Neb.
‘My neb’s aye like this ‘ken but I aye mak a donation.’ Translated: neb: nose. ‘My nose is always like this you know but I always make a donation.’ (Red Nose Day March 16). Red Nose … Continue reading Neb.
Scottish Word: Hogmanay.
‘A snowy Hogmanay, good cheer, best whisky, a zippo, and a bit of magic may see this happen one day.’ Translated: Hogmanay: the last day of the year. Celebrated in Scotland by excellent hospitality towards midnight … Continue reading Hogmanay.