Doric for Beginners is a humorous visual guide to Doric, the native language spoken in North East Scotland. Sections and pages include the basics, family, socialising, dating, expressing yourself, expressions and insults, in the home, food and drink, animals, health, travel and work. A perfect gift for those who have a connection to Aberdeen and the North East of Scotland.
Doric for Beginners is a visual feast of beautifully illustrated words and phrases spoken in North East Scotland.
Navigate the dating scene in Doric. If someone asks for a Bosie, you'll know it's a term of endearment. Includes a page on Doric chat-up lines guaranteed to make you cringe.
Div you ken yer erse fae yer elbick? Do you know the parts of the body in Doric? Anatomical diagrams pinpoint each part of the body in Doric.
Find out the Doric words used by farming communities when on the farm, Includes farm animals, including the word used to describe the matted dung found on the hind quarters of cattle.
Find out the Doric words and phrases associated with the seaside and down on the beach. Do you know what a Skurry, Pyool or Gow is? They are all Doric words used for a seagull.
Find out the Doric words and phrases associated with the great outdoors, camping, fishing and being in the hills. You never know when a Doric word may come in handy when walking in the Carirngorms.