#InKeith

In Keith Flag Words

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SCOTS FLIES HIGH IN KEITH!
(between aprox June and October)

Loon
n Boy

Quine
n Girl

Fit Like?
How are you?

All much loved / in daily use

Couthie
adj Friendly, agreeable

Particularly relevant to Keith as The Friendly Town

Usquebae
n Whisky

Old Scots. No longer in common use. Relevant to Keith as home of Chivas Regal

Hairst
n Harvest

Relevant to Keith as a farming community

Worsit
n Wool

Acknowledging our rich textile heritage and the world’s only kilt school
(link to www.kiltsandtextiles.org)

Forfochen
adj Exhausted

In 2001 survey, the North-east’s favourite

Watergaw
n Partial rainbow

To add interest, as no longer in common use

Gloamin
n Twilight

To add interest, as no longer in common use

Bonnie
adj Beautiful, attractive

Still widely used. Included in Scottish poems and songs throughout the centuries

Bosie
n Cuddle, embrace

We all need them!

Dreich
adj (of weather)

Dull, overcast, damp, miserable
Describes North-east weather perfectly. In 2008 survey, on of Keith’s favourites