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: Braw.
“Oh … I see, yir speciality wafer thin mint fur puddin? Braw.” Translated: braw: very good, fine, splendid. “Oh … I see, your speciality wafer thin mint for dessert? Excellent.” dessert One of my favourite Monty … Continue reading Braw.
Scottish Word: Scone.
“A dinni huv tae taste them quizmaster – the tattie scone is the triangular one! The other is a fruit scone – raisin if ahm no mistaken” Translated: scone: a cake made on a girdle or … Continue reading Scone.
“Aye it’s a stottin view yiv goat frae yir sitooterie Angus.” Translated: sitooterie: conservatory. “My goodness it is a magnificent view you have got from your conservatory Angus.”
“Hoi – heid the baw! Cut that oot or yer claimed.” Translated: heid the baw: (head the ball) madman, pest, irritating person, idiot. (also: bawheid). “Hey – you annoying person! Stop that immediately or you and … Continue reading Heid the baw.
Scottish Word: Haddie.
“God sink ye! I’m wishin I’d had the haddie nooooo . . .” Translated: haddie: haddock. “Lord sink you! I am wishing that I had ordered the haddock now.”