Glaswegian and Scottish Dictionary :
Words and Translations into English.
Glaswegian or Scottish Word:
English Meaning :
A mutilated version of the English expression, ‘Oh my gosh, there is the’. It is common to hear a Ned’s distressing cries of, “Erra Polis”, or when high on glue, “Erra purple elephant salsa dancing on ra ceiling”.
[From Ned Speak by Stuart McLean]
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