It's not a word one would usually associate with the Queen's English, but an unlikely Scottish insult has made it into one of the UK's most prestigious dictionaries.
FAMOUSLY written in Edinburgh cafés by JK Rowling, Harry Potter And The Philosopher’s Stone became a publishing phenomenon when it was released and sparked a series of books and films.
IT is pleasing to see a new edition of the Concise Scots Dictionary. Scots is rich, expressive and sounds beautiful.
BE it a stramash over hee-haw or a blether about the dreich weather, some things are best said in Scots.