Are you speaking English?

Here are a few more phrases to add to your travel journal while visiting your homeland of your Scottish ancestors:

  • Whit’s fur ye’ll no go past ye (What’s meant to happen will happen)
  • Yer bum’s oot the windae (You’re talking nonsense)
  • Black as the Earl of Hell’s Waistcoat (Pitch black)
  • Lang may yer lum reek (Long may your chimney smoke (good luck)
  • Haste Ye Back (Return soon)
  • Dinnae fash yersel (Don’t worry)
  • Yer oot yer face (You’re very drunk)
  • Haud your wheest (Be quiet)

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