Michael Gove ‘scunnered’

Michael Gove’s use of Scots word ‘scunnered’ left Cabinet colleagues baffled

Wednesday, 20th November 2019, 6:19 pm The Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster was campaigning north of the border on the day a poll revealed the most popular Scots words. Dreich saw off competition from other Scots words including braw, glaikit and scunnered to be named as the “most iconic Scots word” by the Scottish Book Trust.

The Chancellor Michael Gove apparently left Cabinet colleagues bumbazit when he had the impertinence to use the Scots word “scunnered” in a Downing Street meeting.

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