Monday, 20 February 2012

Ir ye full ?

I herd an oul yin fae mae mither tha nicht

Full as a fitch

The evidence would suggest that this oul sayin comes from the common vetch 'fitch' plant (vicia sativa) which was used as fodder for cattle and horses.

full as a po: full as an egg and full as the eye o a pick

1 comment:

  1. "full as a shugh" is a personal favourite :)