Graphic by The Auld Yin
aka Alex Gardiner
Scoatish wurds a'ways sing a song,
wae wurds that arrr' niver very long.
The woman o' the house is called a "hen",
an' the house is a wee "But'n'Ben''.
An' the house itself is called a "hoose",
aye a hoose , rhymes with "toosh".
"Whin" simply means when,
an' when I say "I know" it jist means " ah ken".
Again whin I say " honel" ,
it so obviously means a "handle":)
Yea see it's not hard to "unnerstan",
that to you would be understand.
Shut up or a'll "lam yer bum"
is another Scottish "caallowkliissyum".
It simply means hold your tongue,
or I'll bash your bottom---- some:)
A common word you will hear is "wean"
means baby, that's what a Scot would be sayin'.
"Auld Yin" like me simply means Old one,
lots o' words an' mair to come:)
"Mair" I say lots of times,
means more, that's how is rhymes.
Now Scottish words arrrr' not so new,
they had centuries to accrue, accrue.
"Rabbie Burns" a great poet of his times,
used Scottish vernacular words for aw his rhymes.
To me he was and is the all time great,
just a wee reminder to keep you,-- up to date:)
So yea see aw you yins, am no say daft,
usin' scoatish wurds tae show ma craft.
Fur a lang lang time "Rabbies" poems we have seen,
an' tae me his poetry is the cream.
Noo frae wan tae a hunner oan "Rabbies" scale,
I come in at number wan,low, Aye a don't quite fail,
But in the begginin' yea hiv only seeds tae sow,
an' if ah "persayveer" hopefully ma number wull eventually grow.
Now if yea like tae ken sum mair Scoatish wurds,
so ma poetry disnae seem quite ubsurd.
Go to the address below this poum,
and let all ma Scoatish wurds be known:
Aye ah ken it's big address,
sae stupid ah dae confess.
But simply blidy " copy and paste",
an' learn sum Scoatish wurds oaf taste:)
The Auld Yin.
Address in Authors notes below.