By Stuart McLean

ISBN-10: 1906051062

ISBN-13: 9781906051068

An irreverent romp via Scottish proverbs - with chapters starting from previous Scottish Proverbs remodeled and sleek Scottish Proverbs during the Midge, Scottish Chat-Up traces, and Scottish Insults to Glaswegian Proverbs. to not be taken heavily in any respect!

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Never throw away a teabag ’til it’s seen twenty-two cups. You cannot make a silk sporran out of a sow’s testicles. indd 56 21/06/2007 09:25:14 ... Is Worth Two Up Your Kilt Man does not live by beer alone – but it will get you through two weeks on the Costa Brava. A woman’s wark will ne’er be dune… for they tarry tae lang at the boozers. Marijuana makes the world go round… and round… and round… People who live in glass houses shouldn’t use the lavie. indd 57 21/06/2007 09:25:14 A Midge in Your Hand...

If it’s broke fix it. If it can’t be fixed sell it on eBay. Never throw away a teabag ’til it’s seen twenty-two cups. You cannot make a silk sporran out of a sow’s testicles. indd 56 21/06/2007 09:25:14 ... Is Worth Two Up Your Kilt Man does not live by beer alone – but it will get you through two weeks on the Costa Brava. A woman’s wark will ne’er be dune… for they tarry tae lang at the boozers. Marijuana makes the world go round… and round… and round… People who live in glass houses shouldn’t use the lavie.

Beg frae beggars an’ you’ll ne’er be rich. Never ask a ‘Big Issue’ vendor for your train fare home. indd 43 21/06/2007 09:25:13 A Midge in Your Hand... indd 44 21/06/2007 09:25:13 ... Is Worth Two Up Your Kilt A fool and his money are great companions on a night out. An ASBO in time saves nine. Familiarity breeds a lot of little bastards. It’s the early bird that gets first place in the dole queue. If a job’s worth doing, it’s worth getting some other bugger to do it. indd 45 21/06/2007 09:25:13 A Midge in Your Hand...

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