One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘just gie me the ball’another form of give
- ‘‘You know what it's like in Glasgow at Hogmanay, it's ‘right, gie's a turn’.’
- ‘They were dead nice, dead ordinary, gied me a cuppa tea, showed me the meditation room and, ach, it wis the atmosphere, hen.’
- ‘The book, writes Robertson, is ‘a stertin-pynt, a wey inta the past that micht also gie a perspective on the present an’ the future’.’
- ‘And then the lassies would often gie ye mair money on top of that!’
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