Series Your Scots Word Of The Day

It started out as a simple idea, but now it’s the craze sweeping the nation, nay, the world-wide Internet[s]! It’s “talk like a Scotsman”, or at least link to these posts when you really need an adequate way to describe cold, dank weather.

Your Scottish Slang Scots Word O’ The Day: Drouth

Seventeenth in a series drouth (droo·th) Dialect, chiefly Scot ~n. 1. drought; long or extreme period of weather without precipitation. 2. thirst, dry mouth, usually caused by excessive consumption of alcoholic beverages the previous night (“Man, ah must’ve hud ten…

Your Scottish Slang Scots Word O’ The Day: Couthie

Twentieth in a series couthie (coo·thee) Dialect, chiefly Scot. ~adj. 1. amiable, sociable esp. persons (“Och, she’s a couthie soul, so she is“). 2. comfortable, pleasant; snug (as in “Here, there’s a couthie wee pub doon-by“).