Glaswegian and Scottish Dictionary :
Words and Translations into English.
Glaswegian or Scottish Word:
English Meaning :
A term used to frighten teenagers in the same way Bogie Man is used to frighten young children. If a father gets really annoyed at an offspring he'll say in a menacing voice, "Away oot and get yersel' a joab."
The victims of this deception do not realise that there are no Bogey Men and there are no Joabs,
/ Translation of example:
Ah cannae decide whether tae be a doctor or a pilot or a psychiatrist or a scientist or just be a bloody scrounger like ma parents an ma granparents.
- Wild dreams of a Drumchapel Boy