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  • Top 12 Scottish Fathers Day Gifts

    Wae Fathers Day comin' soon, June 17th tae be specific, we've put together oor Scottish gift guide for yer da to show him that ye pure love him n' aw that. Whether yer da enjoys flinging' aboot an endearing insult as much as us, or if yer wanting the ultimate patter gift tae shows yer affection, Gie It Laldy huv aw bases covered.
     
    So here yer go, oor top picks for the pure gallus Glasgow da:
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    1. Yer Some Da Mug - He's some man and he's some Da n' aw!
    2. Pure Dad Brilliant Card - He's just pure dad brilliant and aw that.
    3. Daddy Rocks Mug - because he pure rocks, sure ye know yersel. 
    4. The Cone 'Glasgow' T-Shirt - For the pure Glasgow da, the iconic cone fae the Duke's heid. Ye cannae get much better than a shiny cone print.
    5. Braw Paw Card - BRAW & Inspiring, he's yer braw paw.
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    6. Fuctifano Mug  - Wan o' his many phrases 'Fuck'd if I know'. Stock response. 
    7. GALLUS T-Shirt - Flashy as fuck wi gold foil print n' exactly what it says on the tin. For the Gallus aul fella.
    8. Cooncil Juice Water Bottle - Fir the da who is always wanting a wee swally o something on the go or if he wants to look the absolute baws roon his mates at the gym.
    9. Dear Green Coffee Subscription - Fir the da who jist cannae have one cup of coffee. Our friends at Dear Green roast their own coffee beans here in Glasgow, the perfect opportunity to support local while checking off a pure brilliant gift for yer da on Fathers Day.
    10. Fuctifano Mens T-Shirt - If he disnae say it when he's got his tea in his hand, he needs it across his t-shirt when he's potterin aboot the toon.
    11. Rebel Rebel Chocolate - For the wee sweet toothed da, quality chocolate made right here in Glasgow. Healthier and tastier but he might naw wannae share it wi ye.
    12. Did Ye Aye? Nicola Sturgeon Mug - For the Da that is always boasting and banging on aboot politics. 'Did ye aye, Da?' He might love nothing more than having a wee cuppa wi oor Nicola.
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    Ye can drop by oor wee shop at 199 Crow Road, Glasgow, for more gifts and patter. Opening hours on the aboot us section.
  • YER MODERN SCOTS SLANG ALPHABET A - E

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    A is for Avon, as in . . . . 
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     ‘Yer Da Sells Avon’, the ultimate endearing insult to yersel and yer family.
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    B is for Boaby, as in . . . . 
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     ‘A Love The Boaby’. Boaby; penis, willy...you get the drift. 
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    C is for Cooncil, as in . . . . 
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     ‘Cooncil Juice’. As in tap water. Cooncil being your local authority council.
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    D is for Danger, as in . . . . 
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     ‘Nae Danger’. Literally meaning no problem.
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    E is for Eejit, as in . . . . 
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    Ya Eejit! Meaning Idiot. Of which we all know there is no shortage.
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  • THINGS YOU MAINLY SEE IN SCOTLAND 1 - 5

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     ‘Things You Mainly See in Scotland’ documents our visual dialogue with the urban landscape and culture in Glasgow and Scotland today. All shots are taken by Gie it Laldy recording casual observations since 2016 
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    01. 28th November 2016
    'The Bru gets you thru', and the inspiration for our 'New Hoose' card.
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    02.  29th November 2016   
    'Say aye tae a pie. A macaroni pie!' 
    03. 1st December 2016
    'T for Tennents'
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    04  4th December 2016
    'Tunnock's Tea Cakes'
    Breakfast of champions.

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    05.  5th December 2016
    'Irn Bru Advent Calendar'
    Now whoever came up with this belter of a Scottish Advent Calendar deserves a more than a case of Irn Bru. If anyone's buzzing roon yer office, this may be why.
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  • YER MODERN SCOTS SLANG ALPHABET G - Z

    F is for Fannybaws, as in . . . . 
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    Vagina and testicles. Aye, we don’t get it either, it’s simply an endearing insult of the highest calibre. This is our old style packing tape which used to crack the posties up.
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    G is for Gie, as in . . . . 
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    ‘Gie it Laldy’, meaning to do something with 100% effort. Day 6 in our Scottish Slang Alphabet.
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    H is for Heid, as in . . . . 
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    'Aff Yer heid!'meaning ‘you’re crazy/off yer head. This is a hairdressers in Dunoon.
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    I is for Isnae, as in . . . . 
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    Spring isnae happenin’. Meaning is not.
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    J is for Jeezo, as in . . . . 
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    Jeezo, we’v hud enough of this bloody weather.
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    K is for Kip, as in . . . . 
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    'Am Awa' fir a kip'. Kip meaning Sleep.
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    L is for Lassie, as in . . . . 
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    'Classy Lassie'. Meaning a women of style and substance.
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    M is for Maw, as in . . . . 
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    'Yer Maws Got Baws And Yer Da Loves it'. This meaning is open to interpretation. . . . is it that she’s bold and confident? Or . . . discuss.
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    N is for Naw, as in . . . . 
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    'Eh, Naw!'. Meaning, No, strictly not a chance.
    O is for Oan, as in . . . . 
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    'Oan Yer Bike'. Meaning go away.
    P is for Pure, as in . . . . 
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    'Pure Fanny,’ meaning utter clown/idiot. Pure patter.
    Q is for Quine, as in . . . . 
     
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    the Doric ‘Ma Quine is affa fine’, meaning I have an exceptional looking girlfriend.
    R is for Rocket, as in . . . .
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    ‘Bolt ya rocket’, literally meaning go away you nutter.
    S is for Sassy, as in . . . . 
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    Sassy Lassie, meaning cool burd, wae aw the 💃. Credit to Forever Yours Betty for the photo.
    T Is for Taps, as in . . . . 
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    Handed to us on a plate, T is for taps, as in TAPS AFF! Literally meaning it’s warm enough to take your top off.
    U is for Urnae, as in . . . . 
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    ‘Am urnae havin’ any mair o’ this the night’, meaning ‘I’m not having any more of this tonight.
    V is for Voddie and Vino Collapso, as in . . . . 
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    Vodka and Wine (of the fortified variety).
    W is for Weapon, as in . . . .
    ‘Ya Weapon’, meaning ‘You heavy unhinged nutcase’
    Y is for 'Ya', as in . . . . 
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    ‘Ya this, ya that, Ya Fud, Ya Pie, Bolt Ya Rocket, meaning ‘You *insert insult or adjective as required*.