Hi all 😁 The Hielan Coo (highland cow) is today’s Animal in Scots.Continue reading “Hielan Coo — Animals in Scots #20”
Hi all 😁 Todays Animals in Scots is the craw (crow).Continue reading “Craw — Animals in Scots #19”
Hi all 😁 This totie wee reid Rab (robin) is today’s Animals in Scots.
Another name for the robin is “mason’s ghost”; I had to do some digging into this one! The following is an exerpt from the dictionary of the Scots Language: The Mason’s Ghost: I have heard this ominous name applied in Jedburgh to the harmless Robin-redbreast, with allusion, I believe, to the fact that during frosty or snowy weather, when masons are unable to work and therefore stay more at home, the emboldened bird, unable to get its natural food (i.e., worms, &c.), may be said to “haunt” dwellings, frequently also entering them, in search of sustenance.Continue reading “Reid Rab — Animals in Scots #18”
Hi all 😁 If you guessed a big animal with antlers, you were wrong 😂 The diminutive moose (mouse) is today’s Animal in Scots.Continue reading “Moose — Animals in Scots #17”
Hi all 😁 The maggie (magpie) is today’s feature on Animals in Scots.Continue reading “Maggie — Animals in Scots #16”
Hi all 😁 Today’s Animal in Scots is a spin off from post #13 — Deuk’s Dub (Duck Pond).Continue reading “Deuk’s Dub — Animals in Scots #15”
Hi all 😁 My entry for this week’s CB&W Photo Challenge.
In keeping with me learning Scots, I thought I’d go for things beginning with K and L in Scots; so here goes…Continue reading “K and L in Scots — Cee’s Black and White Photo Challenge.”
Hi all 😁 The tottie wee ox-ee (great tit) is today’s animal in Scots.Continue reading “Ox-ee — Animals in Scots #14”
Hi all 😁 Any guesse for this one? If you said duck, you would be correct 👏Continue reading “Quackie — Animals in Scots #13”
Hi all 😁 Naig (horse) is today’s animal in Scots.Continue reading “Naig — Animals in Scots #12”