Look out for these Scots phrases in The Adventurs o Tintin:
the baw’s bursten it’s all over (literally, the ball’s burst)
be bealin be really angry
ya beauty! excellent!
ben the hoose inside the house
blackbelickit! damn! drat!
blaw stour in yer een deceive or hoodwink you (literally, throw dust in your eyes)
help ma boab! goodness me!
caw cannie be careful, take care
come awa come on, come along
gae yer dinger go the whole hog
dinna fash! don’t worry!
the game’s a bogie it’s all over, we’re finished
gane gyte gone mad, gone daft
gaun yersel! on you go!
I’m a gone corbie! I’m done for! I’ve had it!
ya big feartie! you coward!
guid fegs! good grief!
hank marvin (rhyming slang) starving
haud yer wheesht keep quiet
hoolie an fairlie slowly and carefully
keep a calm souch keep quiet
keep the heid keep calm
on the keevee on the alert
I ken fine I’m well aware of that
mair by taiken especially, in particular
michtie me! goodness me!
the morn’s morn the next morning, tomorrow morning
ya muckle sumph! you big oaf!
pit yer gas at a peep take the wind out of your sails
whit a scunner what a nuisance
scunneration! damn! drat!
snowk them oot hunt them down
be shot o be rid of
staund like a stookie stand absolutely still (like a statue)
still an on nevertheless, all the same
sugarellie! sugar! drat! (literally liquorice)
tak tent take care, be careful
tummlin tapsalteerie tumbling head-over-heels
up wi’t! a cry of triumph = yes! hurray!