Words and Phrases
Ye hae a gie sherp tongue in yer heid

“Ye hae a gie sherp tongue in yer heid”

Meaning:

You’re rather abrupt

In Literature:

Excerpt from The Adventures of Paddy McQuillan by WG Lyttle

Ye hae a gie sherp tongue in yer heid, sez he.
Very near as sherp as a Scotchman’s, sez I


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