- Scots crabbit, from crab. (Wiktionary)
“There is no need to fly at me, or take that crabbit tone," says she, rising swiftly.”
“EDITOR: Perhaps they have just had enough of a peculiar and frankly rather worrying, ranting, raving, Nokia throwing, printer hurling, crabbit eejit?”
“I had made Bill go ahead after Torduff because I felt puggled and crabbit and I was trying to avoid taking it out on him though it was his fault but he waited for me at Glencorse so that he could keep me company going UP past Loganlea Reservoir.”
“The old are crabbit, and they do be thinking more of draining a field, or of the price of flax, nor of the pain and delights of love.”
“Or lee-lang nights, wi 'crabbit leuks, [live-long, crabbed looks]”
“He that's crabbit without cause should mease without amends.”
“Well, her nest is scarcely cold, when in comes me Mistress Adversity, a wee outspoken sour crabbit gizzened anatomy of an old woman -- "You ne'erdoweel, Tam," quoth she, "is it no enough that you consort with that scarlet limmer, who has just yescaped thorough the winday, but ye maun smoors my firstborn, puir”
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Things that sound edible but are not (usually). See Liberty's To Eat, or Not to Eat? for more diet food.
By-products of bioengineering – real ones, and new suggestions.
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