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On a more serious note   "Aa we ivver got fae Scotland wis dear meal an' greedy Ministers"   "lat be for lat be"

I mind, while workin away in London blurtin oot:   "Man, du's as bald as a neep!"   The few who could quickly translate it all fell aboot gaffin. I didna tink it was dat funny, or unusual to say.

On a cauld day “baeting scarfs”

On a cauld day “baeting scarfs”

 

I mind first learnin aboot dat when I was peerie when da man in da messages-van stood ahint his coonter sayin' dat wis da best wye tae warm up. It does work!

 

Den dey made tae- I've heard different fokk fae different areas say that in different contexts-

yes, a euphimism - but Is it used differently in different places?

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Den dey made tae- I've heard different fokk fae different areas say that in different contexts-

yes, a euphimism - but Is it used differently in different places?

 

In wir family da sayin is used tae 'draw a line' at da end o an event. I suppose da thinking is dat it's time for a cup o tae wance somethin is by we. It's also used tae lightheartedly brack da silence efter an argument.

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