Funny Scottish words

I love Scotland…the people, the sites, the history, and the language. Here’s a little ditty I wrote about a few of the Scottish words that made me grin. Enjoy.
Funny Scottish words.
Funny Scottish words

Cullen skink
didn’t stink
unless smoked haddock chowder
would never be in your louder.

Ben Mor
that low mountain
should be higher,
more height for this land-stunted sire.

Harry Coos
those fuzzy highland moos
so docile and sweet
too bad for them the Scots
love their meat.

Wee dram of whisky
drinking it could be risky,
it’s so strong
you’ll break out in song.

Rabbie Burns
is Robert Burns
a Scottish farmer poet
with a perchance
for romance.

A tattie scone
not long before it’s gone
that potato flat bread
sure to please even a veg head.


About createthedawn

Dawn’s calling is for her poetry to “light the gloomy corners of the world.” She writes custom poems life events important to you. Dawn also facilitates writing workshops both online and face-to-face, is a dynamic speaker on inspiration, innovation, change, and healing. Dawn believes in the power of poetry to process, to focus, to align, and to find our way to happiness and fulfillment. Thus, her business and her blog are called: create the dawn.
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2 Responses to Funny Scottish words

  1. Reblogged this on toofulltowrite (I've started so I'll finish) and commented:
    Another one of our poetic adventures in Scotland – Cullen Skink is delicious!


  2. heh heh… you said ‘wee’…


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