A Conversation for Scottish Dialect

Eh?

Post 21

Peet (the Pedantic Punctuation Policeman, Muse of Lateral Programming Ideas, Eggcups-Spurtle-and-Spoonswinner, BBC Cheese Namer & Zaphodista)

Fiy wye ur ye stuck?


Eh?

Post 22

Peet (the Pedantic Punctuation Policeman, Muse of Lateral Programming Ideas, Eggcups-Spurtle-and-Spoonswinner, BBC Cheese Namer & Zaphodista)

(Fiy = Fit smiley - blush)


Eh?

Post 23

Teuchter

I kent fit ye meant!

I'm stuck down here because of my husband's job. Or it feels like 'stuck' because I never wanted to come in the first place!

But, if I'm truthful, It's not that bad here really. Career-wise it was a good move for me.

However, in all the years I've spent awa from Aberdeen - every time we drive north, when I get to about Laurencekirk I get a feeling in my chest. I suppose it's like a sort of homing instinct. Being in the north-east feels physically right for me - and nowhere else does. Sorry if that's a bit heavy.

Hiv ye still got snow?


Eh?

Post 24

Peet (the Pedantic Punctuation Policeman, Muse of Lateral Programming Ideas, Eggcups-Spurtle-and-Spoonswinner, BBC Cheese Namer & Zaphodista)

Nah. It wis fine 'eday, bit it wis a wee bit cauld in th'afterneen. smiley - brr


Eh?

Post 25

Teuchter

Fit'll it be like the morn's morn?

I'm aff the morn and divnae hae til gang til my work! Just as weel for I'm fair forfochen!

Did you get all your computer stuff sorted? Wish I kent mair aboot computers and the like - I'm learning but.

(Wee Glaswegianism slipped in there at the end)


another one...

Post 26

The Biggest Hairiest Scotsman in the Land

I remember asking for an ASHET pie at the chippy... meaning a 'steak' pie... a wee bit mair posh than yer regular pie (shell) or puddin' (mealie, black or haggis)

yum smiley - porkpie. not exactly right, but & don't work... obviously a home-counties bias on the smilies front....


another one...

Post 27

Jimmy4eyes

Not just Fife, they use bunker for kitchen worktop in East Lothian also


Fit

Post 28

Yvonne aka india

Since moving back to Scotland, I'm coming across these thick and fast, stuff that I thought only my father said (he was from around Lanarkshire ?sp) One you've mentioned that might contradict how I'm hearing it used:

Fi' like?

From the context I've heared it seems to mean "are you ready? as in - we're going now, are you ready to come with us? It might be an Aberdeen thing or just my misunderstanding.


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