Listen In — Ulster Phrases

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Listen In — Ulster Phrases

Some Ulster phrases from Ballymoney.
The Scots transcription uses the traditional literary conventions described in Wir Ain Leed, it is a transcription of what was said, not an attempt at phonetic accuracy.

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She's a wild blether.
He daes naething but saunter, thon body, heh!
Will ye gie ower wi thon craikin?
Whit's the crack wi ye?
Och, he's, aye been as dour as bedammits!
Whit'd he lea' ye? - Och, No a haet!
She speldert hersel ower the sheuch.
A canna thole thon boy for ony lenth o time.
As thrawn as bedammits!