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  • A stick ignited at one end, and foolishly given as a plaything to a child.

    That might depend on the particular child, no?

    June 2, 2011

  • What is the Scottish word for scissors when you're running with them?

    June 2, 2011

  • A Scottish population explosion in the nineteenth century led to a population explosion.

    June 2, 2011

  • A stick ignited at one end, and foolishly given as a plaything to a child.--Dr. Jamieson's Scottish Dictionary and Supplement, 1841. A term from Dumfriesshire.

    June 2, 2011