Edinburgh youth climate strikers allowed one school day off a year. School uniform: Can it be bought more cheaply? Before-and-after photos of a five-year-old's first day back at school have been shared thousands of times online after her mother posted the "really funny" images on Facebook. Lucie, from East Renfrewshire, "likes to be clean" and looked immaculate before she left home, mother Jill said.
Also some that are not so old. Some of them are not used much now. The Scottish dialect can vary so much, from The Highlands to South Ayrshire, and from East to West, so in different parts of the country, different words can actually mean the same thing. Honestly, some of these sayings will have you scratching your head, as I did, but I will translate the meanings, as I understand them. Most Scots tend to use slang words occasionally and think nothing of it.
Scottish Limericks Limericks may have been named after a town in Ireland, but they have now become universal - and there is a wealth of examples with a Scottish flavour! Here's substantial selection. An indolent cleric frae May His roses allowed to decay. His wife, more alert, Bought a powerful squirt And said to her spouse : "Let us spray". An elderly man called Keith Mislaid his set of false teeth - They'd been laid on a chair, He'd forgot they were there, Sat down - and was bitten beneath.
This is a glossary of Scots , Scots English dialect and jargon with their meanings and, where appropriate, an example of their use. Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Ah wisna e - I was not. Ah wiz like - I said.