This book provides a unique record of the long contest of verbal warfare across the Border, from its beginnings right up to the present day. Auld Enemies will be a useful handbook that can be enjoyed whichever side you're on.
A compilation of those phrases and sayings which hen-pecked and harassed (and well-loved) Scottish dads have uttered to their children over the years. Favourites include: "Everyone in this house is entitled to my opinion!" and "It's OK wi' me if it's OK wi yer mother!".
These adventures of Big Aggie MacDonald, the caustic, wisecracking Glasgow tramcar clippie, should take readers back to the golden age of the tram. The seven short stories are interspersed with one-liners and jokes attributed to Aggie, and illustrations from cartoonist, Besley.
Including subjects from clothes (claes) to socialising (gang oot on the toon) and the weather, this is an illustrated mini Scots/English thesaurus. Fully approved by the Scots Language Resource Centre.
Or is doing the wrong thing the right thing to do when doing the right thing might turn out to be the wrong thing, and doing the wrong thing might turn out to be the right thing? Next to doing the right thing, the most important thing is to let people know you are doing the right thing. JOHN D.
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