Things in Scots #2: Skite

Welcome to day two of Things in Scots!—a fun collaboration with my husband, Jez.

Today’s word is one of my favorites: Skite.

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Things in Scots #1: Coorie

Last month I said I was going to do some posts in Scots. Admittedly, I did…but then I caught the flu, and most of my plans went out the window. So, with Jez’s (husband man) Animals in Scots series at an end and the fact that I missed out, we decided to join forces and collaborate on a month-long series: Things in Scots. Yep, we were super imaginative yesterday.

For my first post, I’m going to share a word that’s been in my head the whole time I’ve been flu-y: Coorie.

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Gat a Shewin Machine — Got a Sewing Machine

A wee post in Scots

Ower e last twa-three month, Ah’ve been barkin an fleein oan e eBay wabstaid. Dinnae fash, Ah’m fendie an bocht athin saicant-handit.

The day, Ah gat aroon tae yuisin ma new-tae-iz shewin machine. Ah goat it fur wanworth £20 plus P&P. Whit e bairgin!

Noo, time tae git a wheen claes mendit.

Inglis owersettin ablow (English translation below).

Over the last few months, I’ve been spending extravagantly on eBay. Don’t worry, I’m thrifty and got everything second-hand.

Today, I got around to using my new-to-me sewing machine. I got it for the bargain price of £20 plus postage and packaging. What a bargain!

Now, it’s time to mend some clothes.