100 Favourite Scots Words

For over a decade, The Herald has published the Scottish Language Dictionaries’ Scots Word of the Week. From this collection, editor  Pauline Cairns Speitel has  compiled  100 Favourite Scots Words, ranging from lesser-known Older Scots to formal language to ‘contemporary slang’. Favourites include; affront, baffies, capercailzie, dingie, first fit, glaikit, Hogmanay, jalousie, laldie, numpty,  onding, pawkie, scunner, thrapple, wean, yeukie 

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