Don’t forget the Scottish Festival this weekend in Blairsville!

scottish-festivalPut your kilts on and get ready for Blairsville’s Scottish Festival & Highland Games this weekend at Meeks Park Saturday & Sunday – June 14th & 15th.

Check out the activities HERE!  It’s Pure dead brilliant which means “Exceptionally good.”  in Scottish! Check out some of these cool Scottish Sayings below.

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9:am thru 5:pm Saturday and Sunday at Meeks Park

Friday golf at 10am/ Friday Ceilidh at 7pm

Fun Scottish Sayings:

I’ll gie ye a skelpit lug! – I’ll give you a slap on the ear.

Whit’s fur ye’ll no go by ye! – What’s meant to happen will happen.

Skinny Malinky Longlegs! – A tall thin person.

Lang may yer lum reek! – May you live long and stay well.

Speak o’ the Devil! – Usually said when you have been talking about someone – they usually appear.

Black as the Earl of Hell’s Waistcoat! – Pitch black.

Failing means yer playin! – When you fail at something at least you’re trying.

Mony a mickle maks a muckle! – Saving a small amount soon builds up to a large amount.

Keep the heid! – Stay calm, don’t get upset.

We’re a’ Jock Tamson’s bairns! – We’re all God’s children, nobody is better than anybody else – we’re all equal.

Dinnae teach yer Granny tae suck eggs! – Don’t try to teach someone something they already know.

Dinnae marry fur money! – Don’t marry for money – you can borrow it cheaper.

Is the cat deid? – Has the cat died? Means your trousers are a bit short – like a flag flying at half mast.

Haud yer wheesht! – Be quiet.

Noo jist haud on! – Now just hold it, slow down, take your time.

I’m fair puckled! – I’m short of breath.

Do yer dinger. – Loudly express disapproval.

Gie it laldy. – Do something with gusto.

Ah dinnae ken. – I don’t know.

Haste Ye Back! – Farewell saying meaning “return soon”.

It’s a dreich day! – Said in reference to the weather, when it’s cold, damp and miserable.

Some Scottish sayings that are not so old ……

  • Gonnae no’ dae that! – Don’t do that.
  • Pure dead brilliant – Exceptionally good.
  • Yer bum’s oot the windae – You’re talking rubbish.
  • Am pure done in – I’m feeling very tired.
  • Am a pure nick – I don’t look very presentable.
  • Ah umnae – I am not.
  • Ma heid’s mince – My head’s a bit mixed up.
  • Yer oot yer face! – You’re very drunk.
  • Yer aff yer heid – You’re off your head – a little bit daft.

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