From A Midge in Your Hand is Worth Two Up Your Kilt
by Stuart McLean
Old Scottish Proverbs Revamped
Proverb - Translation
When ye christen the bairn ye should ken what to caa't.
Never arrange the christening until the paternity suit is settled.
Lang may yer lum reek.
May your energy efficient Baxi Boiler continue to operate without the pilot light extinguishing unexpectedly.
A bairn maun creep afore it gangs.
A youngster must achieve it’s first ASBO before it can be considered worthy of membership to a gang.