Ye’ll No Sell Your Hen on a Rainy Day: And Other Canny Scottish Proverbs
By (author) Allan Ramasy
A collection of proverbs in the original Scots, and translated into English covering family, work, money, self-Improvement and food and drink amongst other topics. Scots proverbs tell it like it is, and provide advice for a myriad of situations. This pocketsize volume would make an excellent souvenir or a gift for any occasion.
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Allan Ramsay was a Scottish poet born in Lanarkshire in 1686. He wrote poetry in Scots and English as well as working as a publisher, a librarian, and a wig maker. He collected the sayings of Scotland as A Collection of Scots Proverbs, first published in in the 18th century. This revised volume of proverbs has been selected and translated by Luath Press.