Thursday, 11 April 2013

J is for Jeely Piece

And so, the A to Z Blog Challenge continues...  You can go see my "10 Things that are a Dead Giveaway you're Scottish" vlog  HERE, where I blether on about Scottish stereotypes and other useless drivel.
  
You can also go and visit a few other bloggers that have signed up for this year's blog challenge HERE.  

Go pop in and remember to leave comments - that is what the challenge is all about, after all.

Today's installment for the letter J.

 "Jeely Piece"

Pronounced: jee-lee pees


Definition: The Scottish version of a jam sandwich.
Usage: Oh ye cannae fling yer jeelie piece oot a twenty storey flat.

Translation: Get me a crocodile and jam sandwich, and make it snappy!

Origin : Who gives a fekkin' rats arse? It tastes sooooo good.

The pretty wee Scottish market town of Jedburgh or as the Scots call it : Jeddart or Jethart, is a town and former royal burgh in the Scottish Borders and historically in Roxburghshire.  

Home to the beautiful 12th century Augustinian Abbey.


Jedburgh
And here is the Jeely Piece song.  Happy Thursday, Plonkers...





12 comments:

Paula said...

Oh the famous jam sandwich!

Samantha Jones said...

Does Jeely Piece go well with wine, cuz now I'm craving a sandwich *minus the crocodile* That was hilarious:)
Cheers!
Sam
WriterlySam

Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

Just eat it!
Old abbeys are really beautiful.

Susanne Svalefelt said...

Wow, that abbey looks beautiful! There are so many reasons I should go visit Scotland!

Vikki (www.the-view-outside.com) said...

Just stopping by from the A-Z Challenge list to say "Hi"

Really enjoyed your post honey, never heard of that before lol

Good luck with the rest of the challenge :)

xx

Daniel B. said...

Dang. Makin' me hungry, here.

Cathrina Constantine said...

Funny!! Love the Scottish accents!!Good Post.

sassyspeaks said...

when people ask if you speak English we have to clarify: Scotish, irish, british, canadian, american, australian etc

Mary Kirkland said...

That sounds pretty good to me.

Dark Thoughts Blog

mauijungalow.com said...

I always though Scottish was a different language, and now I am convinced!

Andrea said...

So like a peanut butter and jelly, hold the peanut butter (or oops, we were out of peanut butter)

Barb S. said...

Gillian, I loved it!! Thanks for sharing some Scots Speak with us!! Jeely Piece! Love it!!

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