Correct answer: Corner
"Neuk" is the Scots word for nook or corner. The pretty East Neuk fishing villages include Elie (pictured), St Monans, Cellardyke, Crail, and Kingsbarns.
But mouse, you are not silent.But mouse, you are not my problem.But mouse, you are not alone.Mouse, please stop playing that tiny violin.
Correct answer: not alone
"But Mouse, you are not alone In proving that foresight may be vain: The best laid plans of mice and men Often go wrong."
Lane or alleyOutdoor hook-up spotDungeonHillside or steep slope
Correct answer: Hillside or steep slope
In the lowland Scots dialect "brae" means a steep bank or hillside, as in: "A figure was spied struggling up the brae."
The owl wet himself at the Gruffalo. "Help my friend Bobby!" he said, "Goodbye, small mouse."The badger took a fright at the Gruffalo. "I'm out of here!" he said, "Goodbye little mouse."The fox took one look at the Gruffalo. "Goodness gracious!" he said, "Cheerio, little mouse."The fox pooped his pants at the Gruffalo. "WTF!" he said, "Laters."
Correct answer: The fox took one look at the Gruffalo. "Goodness gracious!" he said, "Cheerio, little mouse."
"Help ma boab!" is a catchphrase of the Scottish cartoon character Oor Wullie. When he's in trouble he usually shouts: "Jings, crivens and help ma Boab", which roughly translates as: "Jesus, heavens and help me God."
JawsThe ArtistDirty DancingStar Wars
Correct answer: Dirty Dancing
The quote is actually a translation of "nobody puts Baby in the corner". All together now: "I've hud th' time ay mah life, an' uv niver felt 'at way afair."
Plate of potatoesCommotion/uproarPoopAccident
Correct answer: Commotion/uproar
The dictionary defines stramash as: 1. an uproar; tumult; brawl vb (tr) 2. to destroy; smash [perhaps expanded from smash]
Don't punch anyone until the end of May.Never discard any of your clothing before the end of May.Never make dumplings before the end of May.Don't make a plaster cast replica of your genitals before the end of May.
Correct answer: Never discard any of your clothing before the end of May.
Cloot means cloth or clothing, and the saying essentially means: "It's not taps aff weather until June": Sage advice that more of us should follow.
Correct answer: Field
Auchen is a common prefix in the Lowlands, and is thought to originate from the Scottish Gaelic word "achadh", meaning "field of the..."
Attractive and curvaceousGross, unpleasant, and grimStupidUgly
Correct answer: Attractive and curvaceous.
Sonsie comes from the Gaelic words sonas, meaning luck, but its meaning changed to describe someone who is jolly, healthily plump and attractive. In short: It's all about that bass.
"Up yours.""I've got a headache.""Mine's a double.""It's a hard life."
Correct answer: "It's a hard life".
"It's a sair fecht" literally translates as "It's a sore fight", but is used as an expression of despondency meaning: "It's a hard life" or "that's life".
Call the policeSuggest they go to the doctorOffer to buy them a pintTell them not to be so hard on themselves
Correct answer: Offer them a pint
Drouthy means thirsty, though it's usually used to describe a need for an alcoholic drink. In his poem "Tam o' Shanter", Burns described Hogmanay as a time when “drouthy neebors” gather to see in the New Year in a booze-fuelled haze.
I hope that's the haggis I can smell and not your feet.I wish you well for the future.Cheer up, mate.I hope your stomach feels better soon.
Correct answer: I wish you well for the future.
This phrase quite literally means: "Long may your chimney smoke", but is used to wish people good fortune at Hogmanay, essentially saying: "May you never be without fuel for your fire".
You can't make an omelette without breaking eggs.Wee Jimmy Krankie looks like a haunted ventriloquist's dummy.Look after the small things and the big things will take care of themselves.Get it up ye.
Correct answer: Look after the small things and the big things will take care of themselves.
"Many a mickle makes a muckle" tends to be used to mean "many small things add up to one big thing" and is usually used in the context of money: "Look after the pennies and the pounds take care of themselves".
Buy a kite, then fly it to the highest height.Take all your clothes off and grab your suncream.Put on two extra jumpers and find an umbrella.Run around screaming hysterically.
Correct answer: Put on two extra jumpers and find an umbrella
Dreich is a particularly useful Scots word that means dreary, miserable, wet, bleak weather. As in: "It's a cold, dreich August day again."