The baw's oan the slates – card
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 card, 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.
- 7x5 inches (178x127mm)
- Printed in Scotland on 350gsm silk paper that is Forest Sustainable Certified
- Envelope included
- The inside is blank