Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Word of the Week!

Skint

Definition: To have no money ie. What I am right now.


"Ah couldna pay the windy-cleaner. Ah wiz skint."
(
I couldn't pay the window cleaner. I had no money.)

"Whit dae ye meant yer
skint? Did ye no jist git yer dole?"
(What do you mean you have no money? Did you not just get your unemployment money?)

4 comments:

Jessica and Tanner said...

You caught me! That's really my only qualification for a friend... if their name starts with a J. All those other people are just so-so.

Kidding... but that is weird. Especially how I've never noticed before.

Scott and Stacia said...

Fun word...I might have to use it :)

CTR2002 said...

serious, I just used that word yesterday.

the need for translation is also amusing to me...

;)

Beth said...

Isn't skint a constant state of being?