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By Stuart McLean

ISBN-10: 1906051062

ISBN-13: 9781906051068

An irreverent romp via Scottish proverbs - with chapters starting from outdated Scottish Proverbs remodeled and glossy Scottish Proverbs in the course of the Midge, Scottish Chat-Up strains, and Scottish Insults to Glaswegian Proverbs. to not be taken heavily by any means!

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Him that cheats me twice shame faa me. If you ever speak to that bloody blonde barmaid again I’ll cut your balls off. indd 35 21/06/2007 09:25:12 A Midge in Your Hand... Ane would like to be lo’ed, but wha would mool in wi’ a moudiewort? Though it’s good to be loved it is best not to shack-up with a giant crab. Ane may think that daurna speak. Married men soon learn to keep their mouths shut. Fair maidens wear nae purses. indd 36 21/06/2007 09:25:12 ... Is Worth Two Up Your Kilt A hungersome wame haes nae lugs.

Is Worth Two Up Your Kilt As ae door’s steekit anither opens. Without double-glazing Highland cottages are so draughty it’s impossible to keep all the doors closed against the gales. Him that cheats me ance, shame faa him. Him that cheats me twice shame faa me. If you ever speak to that bloody blonde barmaid again I’ll cut your balls off. indd 35 21/06/2007 09:25:12 A Midge in Your Hand... Ane would like to be lo’ed, but wha would mool in wi’ a moudiewort? Though it’s good to be loved it is best not to shack-up with a giant crab.

Is Worth Two Up Your Kilt Mony a mickle maks a muckle. Due to rampant inflation the muckle has been revalued – there are now 385 mickles to the muckle. Rot him awa’ wi’ ham an’ eggs. Don’t risk murdering your man – give him a coronary with greasy fry-ups instead. Beg frae beggars an’ you’ll ne’er be rich. Never ask a ‘Big Issue’ vendor for your train fare home. indd 43 21/06/2007 09:25:13 A Midge in Your Hand... indd 44 21/06/2007 09:25:13 ... Is Worth Two Up Your Kilt A fool and his money are great companions on a night out.

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