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The dialect spoken in the North East of Scotland, From Aberdeen to Stonehaven, Macduff, Buckie, Keith, Fochabers and Elgin - the language is also known as "the mither tongue" Similar words and phrases are used by "Geordies", natives of Newcastle. Doric is a dying language, but the true natives keep it going.
Foos yer doos/fit like the day = How are you
Gan awa doon the toon, see aboot some shoppin = Going into town to get the shopping
Aye aye min/hey min = greeting(geordies use "wye aye man")
On causing offence to a doric decendant aka a sheepshagger, he/she is liable "tae stick the heid on ye" (glasgow kiss)
Far aboots are ye fae = where do you come from (often mistaken for furryboots, hence Aberdeen being labelled "Furryboots City")
Quine = girl
Loon = boy
Mither = mother
Feather = father
breather = brother
haud yer tongue = be quiet
semmit and drawers = vest and pants
Lik a coo keekin ower a dyke = foolish looking person
by Buckie Quine April 01, 2007
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