Scots Word of the week
The Tab brings you the A-Z of Scots words. D’ye spaek Scots?
Since we study here in bonnie Scotland, The Tab has decided to give you the low down each week on our favourite ‘Scots’ words.
Meaning: Nickname for Edinburgh
Literally means: Old Smokey
In the eighteenth-century, Edinburgh was a pretty whiffy place. Think industrialism and all that jazz. As The Sunday Times wrote in 2002 ” ‘Auld Reekie’ ” was so overcrowded and malodorous that the whiff was apparent miles away.” Good thing it isn’t like that today.
They’ll be “undertaking regular patrol”
“At the end of the day, the right to choose is yours and yours alone”
Some of these are truly terrifying
“There is no place for a barbaric law and for fanatic’s cruel attack on our bodies, health, and life”
Learn to behave or don’t use the library
We really do live in the prettiest city in the UK
Just because you can’t go out doesn’t mean you can’t get spooky!
Unless your flat is so grim a girl would refuse to enter it
Edinburgh is likely to enter level three in the new system
The Scottish government said they’re ‘learning lessons’ from September
We know you’re not doing anything else
He got into fashion after attending military boarding school
Smiley face nail stickers are a personal fave
Blink and you’ll miss it
Buffalo girls like to pretend their parents aren’t Tories
Until the new system begins on 2nd November
‘He super-liked me just to say that’
These memes have me laughing until I’m coffin
Do your 13-year-old self proud x
Finally a way to show I only go for toxic brown haired boys
If you leave your shower curtain closed, you’re done for
What better way to get in the spooky spirit?
No one wants to see the driving range or your Spotify playlist
How is James Charles second lol
Investigators think they’re getting closer to solving some of the cases
There’s a space reserved in hell for people who leave food in the sink
Can we talk about the tension between Benny and Beth?
Sean Ellis was 19 when he was found guilty, and now faces his fourth trial
Christmas sweater Pattinson is evil
It will include interviews with all the family
Just go as a witch and be done with it
Has your uni done enough?
‘It’s a step in the right direction… But this is just the beginning’
As if I needed another reason to love this film more
He’s six foot and a millionaire, just saying
Are the tranquillisers real?
He is so awkward and I love it
The show will star Richard Armitage again and Harlan Coben says it’s their ‘most gripping and bingeable series yet’