Haverin’

Talking garbage or exaggerating.

The Big Light

The light up on the ceiling. Should never be turned on when your parents are in the room – you’ll get shouted at.

Glesga

Glasgow.

Patter

Your repertoire.

Stoatin’

An inebriated state.

Gid yin

A retort to call out exaggeration or falsehoods.

Hunners

Lots of. An official unit of measurement in Scotland.

Riddy

Total embarrassment. Public humiliation.

Yer da sells Avon

The insult to end all insults.

Getting the Avon order in.

Ya dancer

General use expression of excitement.

Yas

Yes, but highly enthusiastic. YASSS.

Gettin’ wide

When you’re on the bam up.

Dram

A small measure of whisky.

Coorie

Cuddling in together (also ‘cooried in’, ‘coorying in’).

Cooried in together.

Blether

Noun: someone who talks a lot.

Verb: the act of talking a lot.

Skint

The day before payday.

Wean/Bairn

A small child.

Cludgie

A toilet.

The boak

When you feel a wee bit of sick in your mouth, that’s you experiencing ‘the boak’.

The boak.

Wi/Wae

With.

Ken whit?

Know what?

Feart

Afraid. Usually used as a challenge to someone: “Ah think yer feart” (I think you’re afraid).