One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘I wouldnae be seen deid in the place’Scottish form of dead
- ‘Given the stories last week, suggesting that the Kirk had better get its act together quick or it'll be deid within 50 years, it would appear she may have misread the pulse of those in the pews.’
- ‘The best I ever tasted was my Gran's but she's deid and the recipe died with her, one thing I do remember though, plenty of sherry.’
- ‘‘I might be from Ayrshire, but I don't want to wait until I'm deid,’ she told O'Hagan.’
- ‘He raised an arm towards Shepherd and muttered the words ‘You're deid pal’ before lapsing into unconsciousness.’’
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