Scots Beasties – 2023 calendar

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Ye micht ken yer Scots leid, but div ye ken the Scots names o aw the beasties?


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.

What's in the calendar?

January: hoolet – owl
February: brock – badger
March: skwurrel – squirrel
April: foggy bummer – wild bee or carder bee
May: clappy doo or clabbydhu – horse mussel
June: puddock – frog or toad
July: blue bunnet – blue tit
August: futret – weasel
September: flighter-moose or bawkie – bat
October: corbie – raven
November: tod – fox
December: ruddoch – robin

The airt

This colourfae drawing haes its oreeginal in mid-century design an pop airt styles, an is grundit on a texturt block o rowed ink. It’s a rare wey tae shaw yer luve for the leid an the braw beasties that’s intil oor kintra.

This colourful drawing hae its original in mid-century design an pop art styles, and is grounded on a textured block of rolled ink. It’s am ideal way to show your luve for the leid and the brilliant animals of our country.

Product details
  • Scots month and day names
  • Animal names translated to English on each page
  • 12 pages
  • full colour throughout
  • measures 420x154mm
  • printed in Scotland on FSC® Mixed Sources paper