Be aye the things you wad be cawed – giclée print

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What’s yer fauvrit Scots saying?

Is your favourite Scots saying one you've kent since you were a bairn, or one you've just discovered and love? Whatever is the case, the Scots Sayings collection has plenty to choose from.

More about this saying

Translated to English: be always the thing you would be called
Meaning: treat others as you would want to be treated
Usage: a proverb offering sound advice, that is mostly forgotten today.

The artwork

This colourful drawing has its origins in mid-century illustration and pop art styles. It’s a gallus way to celebrate the power and spirit o the language.

The Scots Leid

The Scots language, or ‘leid’ in Scots, 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 the vivid sayings that bring it to life.


Product details
  • 300 gsm pH neutral conservation paper with archival inks
  • Digitally printed in Scotland