Words and Phrases



a short while

In Literature:

Excerpt from On Slaimish by James Fenton

Whar yince a hidin weetchil stud,
loast a wee atween dreams

Excerpt from The Wanderer by James Orr

But I’ll sit up: my bed’s no cault,
gae till’t awee an’ tak’ a nap

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