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A Glesga Kiss

Oi heid the baw
Noo wit's the matter?
Don't greet aboot
Ma dodgy patter.
Jist gies a winch
Behind the wa'
I swear a wulny
Tell yer maw.
Al huv' ye hame
the back a ten
So how's aboot
A smooch then hen?

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Helen Elliott

Sat 21st May 2016 21:38

Thanks Robert. A winch is just a good old snog lol :)

Robert Mann

Sun 15th May 2016 14:31

Helen - not quite sure what a winch is, but hope its something raunchy! Great memories of a Glaswegian mate of my Dad's when I was a kid - could never tell whether he was sober or not, but he was always loud and extremely funny. Also reminds me of 'The Big Yin' and the video tapes of his live shows. I always thought 'A Glesga Kiss' was a head butt, which I suppose that only reflects the class of Scot I have been acquainted with! Haha Have it.xx

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Helen Elliott

Sun 15th May 2016 13:52

Thanks you lot for your cracking comments :) brought a little smile to my face :) x

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Dave Morgan

Sat 14th May 2016 22:59

So busy translating I missed the rhyme scheme at first reading. Lovely, funny and warm. Thank you.

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Fri 13th May 2016 21:34

Wonderful, and as a southerner I just about got the measure of it. God, this north south divide is a real curse, but then again long may it survive ! Ray

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Fri 13th May 2016 18:22

I felt very Scottish reading this. Great work :)

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Trevor Alexander

Fri 13th May 2016 12:23

I like this, Helen. It reminds me of long departed youth in Belfast: slightly different accent, but similar scenario. :-)

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Graham Sherwood

Fri 13th May 2016 12:01

They used to speak like that in Corby too. Half the time I didn't know whether the locals were drunk or sober! It took me two years to understand a message was an errand!

Lynn Hamilton

Fri 13th May 2016 11:02

Hi Helen

Enjoyed! You've given me inspiration to write about the Salford Kiss.

Lynn x

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