Coaster - Scottish banter - Mony a mickle maks a muckle


These handmade wooden coasters evoke the humour and spirit of the people of Scotland. Looks great displayed on a shelf or wall too!

Choose from the following (with translations added for clarity!)

Away an' bile yer heid - you are talking rubbish
Face like a torn baffie - looking rather disgruntled
Gaun yersel - you have an inflated sense of self-importance / go for it
Gie it laldy - go for it
Gonnae no dae that - please stop doing that
Haud yer wheesht - shut up
Help ma boab - goodness gracious, I am quite surprised
Lang may yer lum reek - may you have a long and healthy life
It takes a lang spoon tae sup wi a Fifer - people from Fife don't share!
Mae wae it - in party mood
Mony a mickle maks a muckle - look after the pennies and the pounds will look after themselves
People make Glasgow - unofficial motto after the city hosted the Commonwealth games in 2014
Pure baltic - very cold
Pure barry - cool
Pure dead brilliant - totally amazing
Pure scunnered - totally fed up
Scary biscuits - quite frightening
Skedaddle Aff - go away (polite version!)
Skinny malink long legs - tall and thin
Taps aff - hot enough to remove upper garments
Up tae high doh - I've had it up to here
Whit's fer ye'll no go by ye - what will be will be
Wur tearin' the tartan - painting the town red
Ya dancer - that's fantastic
Yer bum's oot the windae - you're in big trouble
Yer heid's full o' mince - you're daft

Each coaster is varnished and has four non-slip feet, and will raise a smile as they protect your furniture

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