The baw's oan the slates


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: the ball is on the slates of the roof.
Meaning: the game or endeavour we are engaged in has been ended prematurely.
Usage: when yer uncle unexpectedly runs out of beer during the cup final.

  • Made in Scotland
  • Digitally printed
  • A3 size (42x29.7cm)
  • 350gsm Smooth White Board

£8.00




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