common scottish slang for a child or baby
"Aye when you were just a wee bairn I used to mind you when your mam went tae the bingo."
"I cannae believe shes pregnant - at 15 she's just a bairn herself"
common scottish slang for crying
"Aye, you were fair bawling and greeting like a wee bairn
"Aww, I wiz almost greetin when Lassie died."
used to describe a bad or potentially disastorous situation or condition.
"Can't believe they're knocking the Brig down to make flats.."
"Ken, it's risk like."
"Awww naah, nae mair Buckfast for me, I'm feelin a bit risk."
How wiz the Eagle last night? Good craic?
Aye, it was bosk like. Fuckin' jumpin'.
Originated as a term used to describe pulling a wheely on ones bicycle but has since evolved into a commonly heard piece of street banter.
On seeing your friend on the other side of the street, or perhaps whilst passing in a car with the window rolled down as a friendly rousing gesture shout "Uuuuuuuuup bys!" with raising pitch on the 'up' and even higher pitch for the secondary 'bys'.
amazing, mental, very good indeed. Used to describe objects or experiences rather than people. The addition of boy at the end can be used to add extra emphasis.
"Shall we go up the park and drink some Buckfast?
"Oh aye, its a potent day for it. Lets go"
"I scored some weed last night so take your pipe as well."
to move - particlarly to move fast.
"Toast to McColls!"
"Toast on over the now and you should make it before 9pm"