Fire — One Word Sunday

Hi all 😁 My entry for Debbie at Travel With Intent’s OWS: Fire

I’m also going with a cooking theme; my pics are of the fire in the still working kitchen in the historic Callendar House, Falkirk.

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Paycock — Animals in Scots #10

Hi all 😁 Today’s Animals in Scots is the Paycock (Peacock); just goes to show that languages can be very similar!

Paycock by Jez Braithwaite
Paycock

All the Scots words for these posts are taken from The Concise English-Scots Dictionary, by the Scottish National Dictionary Association. The words chosen will be the generally accepted term, but as in all languages there are regional variations, as well as sub-species variations. For example, an owl is generally known as a hoolet in Scots, but an ool in Shetland & the NE. A barn owl is a white hoolet & a long eared owl, a hornnie hoolet.

Hae a guid day 😁

Moose Wab — Animals in Scots #9

Hi all 😁 Although not an animal, todays word comes from a wabster (spider); moose wab is a spiders web!

Moose was by Jez Braithwaite
Moose wab

All the Scots words for these posts are taken from The Concise English-Scots Dictionary, by the Scottish National Dictionary Association. The words chosen will be the generally accepted term, but as in all languages there are regional variations, as well as sub-species variations. For example, an owl is generally known as a hoolet in Scots, but an ool in Shetland & the NE. A barn owl is a white hoolet & a long eared owl, a hornnie hoolet.

Hae a guid day 😁