Wee, sleekit, cowran, tim'rous beastie,

(4 Posts)
RowanMumsnet (MNHQ) Sun 20-Jan-13 11:48:28

Well I should jolly well think so

Murder me with a plough-staff, indeed

<haughty>

<scamper>

Good to hear that!

Translation into English for you!

Small, sleek, cowering, timorous beast,
O, what a panic is in your breast!
You need not start away so hasty
With hurrying scamper!
I would be loath to run and chase you,
With murdering plough-staff.

RowanMumsnet (MNHQ) Sun 20-Jan-13 11:30:13

Hello - yes, we're all, um, cowran'd up <uncomprehending>

Burns emoticons are ready for deployment

O, what a panic's in thy breastie!
Thou need na start awa sae hasty,
Wi' bickering brattle!
I wad be laith to rin an' chase thee,
Wi' murd'ring pattle!

MNHQ this is your gentle reminder that burns night is this week smile

Haggis neeps and tatties on the menu here!

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