By Stuart McLean
An irreverent romp via Scottish proverbs - with chapters starting from outdated Scottish Proverbs remodeled and glossy Scottish Proverbs in the course of the Midge, Scottish Chat-Up strains, and Scottish Insults to Glaswegian Proverbs. to not be taken heavily by any means!
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He seems to have contracted H5N1 Bird Flu. indd 40 21/06/2007 09:25:13 ... Is Worth Two Up Your Kilt Better ne’er begun than ne’er ended. Never do anything today that you can put off until tomorrow. Better be freends a’ a distance than enemies a’ hame. The perfect divorce is one that doesn’t require a court restraining order. indd 41 21/06/2007 09:25:13 A Midge in Your Hand... Cast a cat ower the hoose an she’ll fa’ on her feet. A cat thrown over a house will land on her feet – but her screeching is sure to attract the RSPCA.
A blind man needs nae looking-glass. For goodness sake give some thought to what you buy people for Christmas. Ma tongue isnae unner yer belt. I don’t do blow-jobs. indd 38 21/06/2007 09:25:12 ... Is Worth Two Up Your Kilt Aw things haes an end, an’ a pudden haes twa. Everything comes to an end, apart from the wife’s homemade blackpudding which just seems to last an eternity. He left his silver in his ither pootch. He’s a mean old bastard. As merry’s a mautman. As merry as an Jedburgh Ned in a field of marijuana.
If a job’s worth doing, it’s worth getting some other bugger to do it. indd 45 21/06/2007 09:25:13 A Midge in Your Hand... A friend in need is a bloody nuisance. Wise men think what their wives tell them to think. A red sky at night is a shepherd’s delight. A red sky in the morning means you’ve had far too much Tequila Sunset. God help the rich; the poor have the Department of Social Security. indd 46 21/06/2007 09:25:13 ... Is Worth Two Up Your Kilt Laugh and the world laughs with you, cry and you get thumped for being a wimp.