Jings, Crivvens, Help ma boab!

Scottish is Easy

Jings, Crivvens, Help ma boab. Jings, Crivvens, Help ma boab.

Hello Everyone. This week im going all Broons and Oor wullie on you. As a child I used to read these comics almost religously and so I think its only fair to dedicate at least one post to them. When I was a child I learned a lot of special scottish phrases from these comics and have very fond recollections to boot. Okay so how am I going to approach this,


(snaps his fingers) lets do a little history first shall we, that would make sense.

The Broons and Oor Wullie, both born in the 1930’s, have long since been favourites amongst the scots. Licensed and published here in our very own Dundee, they have weekly columns in the Sunday Post, enjoy a yearly annual publication, which alternates each year between the two and between them they can count multiple media coverages, documentaries and…

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