Our favourite Scottish Doric sayings with their English translation
A bilin' o tatties - Potatoes For One Meal
A Pun a Hingin Mince - A Pound of Sausages
Act Feel - Act Stupidly (also spelt Feil)
Antrin wirdie - Occasional word
Black Affrontit - Embarrassed
Clappit thegither - Thrown together
Doon Aboot The Moo - Depressed
Easy Moggit -Gullible
Far Hiv Ye Bin? - Where have you been
Farrer up the Stair - Older
Fly Cup Funcy Piece - Cup of tea and a piece of cake
Hale-jingbang - The whole lot
Ill Tricket - Mischievous
Kinnlin a lowe - Lightng a flame
Leesome Lane - Quite alone
Nae Mowse - No laughing matter
Orra Breet - Foul mouthed
Richt Guid Lauch - Right Good Laugh
Riggit oot - Equipped
Semmitt an draa'ers - Vest and pants
Tak the len - Take advantage of
Trump - To Step
Watter made waur - Weak tea
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