Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Link Mania: Mmm...Nonnetit Bastard Pie

Old Scottish Sayings and Scottish Slang Words
So Scotland may not be an independent country, but it does have its own vocabulary, past and present. The list below includes "gowk" (TWITO, page 63), a fool or simpleton, although apparently it can be used adjectivally as well.

"Conceited gowk! Puff'd up wi' windy pride!"'
--Robert Burns, "The Brigs of Ayr" (1786)


59 More Slang Phrases From The 1920s We Should Start Using Again
Eel's hips! Includes "ish kabibble" (TWITO, page 74).


18 Apple Varieties With Badass Names
It's that time of year. Let's go Nonnetit Bastard picking! (These all sound like punk bands.)

bad apple
(photo by me)

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