- What’s for you will not pass you by?
- What is meant for you will find you?
- What does Long may your lum reek?
- Why is Och Aye noo offensive?
- What does Hoot Mon mean?
- Do Scots still say Ken?
- What does Haud yer Wheesht mean?
- What’s for you won’t pass you by meaning?
- What is for you will not pass you origin?
- What does yer bum’s oot the Windae mean?
- What does the Scottish word Ken mean?
What’s for you will not pass you by?
It basically means “What’s for you will not go by you”, as in “What is meant for you by fate won’t pass you by”.
It’s a nice wee Scots expression which probably takes a lot of practise for a non Scot to get right.
This is a Scottish way of asking someone to be quiet..
What is meant for you will find you?
If we consider the present moment as perfect, what is meant to be will find its way into your life effortlessly. To accept this moment means to appreciate that your present circumstances result from past thoughts and actions.
What does Long may your lum reek?
It’s a braw, bricht, muinlicht nicht (a phrase popularised by the music hall entertainer Harry Lauder) Lang may yer lum reek literally translates to “Long may your chimney smoke!”, signifying “may you live long”
Why is Och Aye noo offensive?
“Och aye the noo!” This is one of those Scottish phrases that can be heard in countless parodies aimed at poking fun at the Scots’ dialect and accent. Its direct English translation is “Oh yes, just now”. And, while some Scots may chuckle along with you, it is considered quite offensive by others.
What does Hoot Mon mean?
Hey man”Hoots Mon” is a song written by Harry Robinson, and performed by Lord Rockingham’s XI. … “Hoots mon”, an interjection usually meaning “Hey man!” “There’s a moose loose aboot this hoose” (“There’s a mouse loose about this house”), a standard cliché highlighting Scots language pronunciation.
Do Scots still say Ken?
“To ken” the Scots version of the verb “to know”, and is one of the non-standard-English words you hear in most dialects of Scottish English. … It survived in Scots and in some Northern English dialects, and as a fossil word in expressions such as “beyond one’s ken”.
What does Haud yer Wheesht mean?
quiet or shut upHaud yer wheesht Used to tell someone to be quiet or shut up.
What’s for you won’t pass you by meaning?
:It means that if God (or Fate, or Providence, or whatever you believe in) intends you to have something, you will get it. In other words “relax, don’t scrabble about desperately trying to make things happen; if they are meant to happen they will, and if they aren’t they won’t”. Close. AddThis.
What is for you will not pass you origin?
It was most famously used during the Battle of Verdun in the First World War by French General Robert Nivelle. It appears on propaganda posters, such as that by Maurice Neumont after the Second Battle of the Marne, which was later adopted on uniform badges by units manning the Maginot Line.
What does yer bum’s oot the Windae mean?
You’re talking absolute nonsense“Yer bum’s oot the windae”. Translation: “You’re talking absolute nonsense”.
What does the Scottish word Ken mean?
Ah dinnae ken Listen out for “yes” pronounced as “aye”, “dae” as “do” and “dinnae” as “don’t“.