Miscawed bi mony as no a real leid, the reenge o names for the beasties o this kintra shaws jist hoo sindry Scots is. It shaws its mony links til ither northland European leids forby.
Decried by many as not a real language, the range of names for the animals of this country shows just how distinct Scots is. It also shows its many links to other northern European languages.
Foggy bummer – magnet
Hairy oobit – magnet
Midgie – magnet
Leddy launner or rid sodger – magnet
Slater – magnet
Pishmire or eemock – magnet
Jenny lang legs – magnet
Golach or forkie-tail or clipshear – magnet
Ettercap – magnet
Clock – magnet