Haud Yer Wheesht!

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Neil Wilson Publishing, May 31, 2011 - Humor - 96 pages
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A frequently hilarious and often wise collection of Scots sayings which our Grannies always seemed to have to hand for all manner of situations and circumstances. They cover marriage, cooking, the home, money, sex, the Kirk, the future, health, happiness, poverty, travel, death, birth and a lot more. Each saying is accompanied by a straightforward English equivalent for ease of understanding by tourists and visitors from overseas. Over 50 cartoon illustrations by Rupert Besley accompany the text.
 

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Contents

Introduction
Grannies on 1 Business
Communication
3Death4Decisions 5Drink 6 Evil
Family Life
Food
Friendship
The Future
Lifes Experiences
Love
Marriage
Memories
Money
Observations onLife 24 Old Folks 25 Patience 26 Possessions
Practical Actions 28 Reputations 29 Respect
Shrewdness

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Happiness
Health
Helping Others 15 Honesty 16 Human Behaviour
Improving Yourself
Taking PositiveMeasures 32 Time
Weather
Work
Glossary Author Biography Also by the Author
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Allan Cameron was born in 1952 and brought up in Nigeria and East Pakistan. He left school at 16 and started his education firstly working at sea then in Italy. He has been variously a postman, labourer, factory worker, hydrographic surveyor and university lecturer. For the last ten years he has lived on the Isle of Lewis as a writer and translator. His first novel was The Golden Menagerie, also published by Luath, and he has translated seventeen books, published articles in the Italian press and contributed commentaries to Alasdair Gray's Book of Prefaces. His unpublished work includes plays, short stories and poetry in Italian and English.

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