On my phone I have been collecting words I hear in Scotland. I note down the words I hear from guys I work with. I thought, what good is it if I am the only one who can see them?
Here they are!
Man on the moon
I cannae find my man on the moon!
Where ye feh?
Where are you from
He woudne wake up so I gave him a shoogle
Ten a penny
It may work, it may not. It’s just your donald duck
Mony a mickle maks a muckle
Many small things will make a big thing
I’m buying new boots, these ones a letting in!
None of yon
none of them
Yin a ooo
one of us
Are ya yin a ooo?
Coo’s come helm
Cows come home
I’ll be in there until the cooo’s come hem!
It’s a bit long, give a it a jungle gym
He’s a wee bit dolly dimple
It sticks like a skitter to a stone
A single pubic hair
Often used as a unit of measurement, “youre out by a baw hair”
Oh crap it’s Billy Bold today!
The boiled bean
Pap doon the flairs
Install the flooring boards
I dinnae have a scooby what that guy’s name is
I am working all on my jack jones today
Lady (married or not)
I bought my coffee from the wifey with the red hair
Good morning hen
I cannae read, pass me ma gregory pecs
Doin ma heid in
Driving me crazy
Argh that noise is doin ma heid in