Braw wirds frae the Shetland Dialect

Comedian Marjolein Robertson on some important wirds in the Shetland Dialect.

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Marjolein is a comedian fromShetland – a Scottish island known for it’s tiny horses, and being quite remote. Marjolein wants to share some of her favourite words from Shetland with you. For example, in some parts of Scotland, a ‘pilly’ means a pillow, whereas in Shetland, a pilly means… well…

 

 
in some parts of Scotland, a ‘pilly’ means a pillow, whereas in Shetland, a pilly means… well… it means penis. Don’t get those two muddled up.

 

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