What does Och Aye noo mean?
Oh yes, just now“Och aye the noo!” This is one of those Scottish phrases that can be heard in countless parodies aimed at poking fun at the Scots’ dialect and accent.
Its direct English translation is “Oh yes, just now”..
What does Dinna fash mean?
don’t worryDinna fash A reassuring phrase meaning ‘don’t worry’.
Is numpty a swear word?
Annoying people say it. It comes from Scotland (so many angry Scottish people making up insults), and is a shortening of “empty head”. Through the Scottish accent, it formed “umpty heid”, which eventually transformed into “numpty” (the worst insult in the world).
What does ya numpty mean?
Ya Numpty: A term of endearment for a reckless, absent minded or unwise person.
Is gormless offensive?
A clumsy person may be called gormless too. This slang is common British slang. This is obviously a negative expression and is mildly offensive.
How do you say OK in British slang?
‘Hunky-dory’ – a neat little piece of British slang that means that a situation is okay, cool, or normal. For example, ‘Yeah, everything’s hunky-dory at the office. ‘
What is Bawbag?
bawbag (plural bawbags) (vulgar, slang, derogatory) ballbag; scrotum.
What does yer bum’s oot the Windae mean?
You are lyingYer bum’s oot the windae – You are lying or exaggerating.
What is the oldest surname in Scotland?
The earliest surnames found in Scotland occur during the reign of David I, King of Scots (1124–53). These were Anglo-Norman names which had become hereditary in England before arriving in Scotland (for example, the contemporary surnames de Brus, de Umfraville, and Ridel).
What is a Numtee?
The Oxford English Dictionary has launched a search to find the first recorded use in English of the word ‘numpty’, which means a foolish or stupid person. Since the mid-1980s, numpty has been used as a mild term of abuse in Britain.