Help ma boab – card

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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: help me Bob.
Meaning: a generic exclamation in surprise or shock
Usage: an expression of amazement often associated with comic strips from Dundee. Often proceeded by ‘Jings, crivens…'

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
  • 7x5 inches (178x127mm)
  • Printed in Scotland on 350gsm silk paper that is Forest Sustainable Certified
  • Envelope included
  • The inside is blank
  • Translated to English, meaning and usage text is included on the back of the card

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