Midgie – poster

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

Whit beastie is this?

The curse o the heilans! Neither rain or daurk will hinner them. Fae ware throu simmer, yon oot in the landward an by ony watter are likely tae get but mony times bi thir wee pests. Thay’r daft for bluid. Awmaist naething can stop them. In Inglis thay’r cryed ‘highland midge.’

The curse of the highlands! Neither rain nor dark will deter them. From spring into summer, those out in the country and near any water are likely to get bit many times by these little pests. They’re crazy for blood. Almost nothing can stop them. In English, they’re called the highland midge.


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.

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
  • Paper size A3, 420x297mm
  • 350gsm smooth white board
  • Printed in Scotland on FSC® Mixed Sources paper