Scottish Book Trust, has announced ‘dreich’ as the winner of their iconic Scots word vote.
The initiative was launched as part of Book Week Scotland, a week-long celebration of reading and writing. This year’s theme is conversation, and the public were encouraged to submit their favourite Scots in order to prompt discussion around well-loved and well-used words. ‘Dreich’ was closely followed by ‘glaikit’, with ‘scunnered’ and ‘shoogle’ coming in third and fourth. Top 10 listed in the article.