As muckle upwith, as muckle dounwith
The Scots language has a long and colourful history, that stretches back well over a thousand years. Part of its colour isn't just the glorious words, but also the unique sayings. Celebrate the power and spirit of the language with this handsome vintage-style poster, drawn by Stewart Bremner.
Translated to English: as greatly upwards, as greatly downwards
Meaning: the higher you rise, the farther you fall
Usage: a warning to not seek greatness when you’re Scottish.
- A3 – 350gsm smooth white board
- A2/A1 – 300 gsm pH neutral conservation paper with archival inks
- Digitally printed in Scotland