• 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*.