English: Do you want a ...

Dundonian sentence: 'Watna but pink lint on yir peess?'

English translation: 'Do you want a piece of cold meat on your sandwich?'

(This famous Dundee phrase is heard when the adult female asks the adult male about the requirements of his luncheon habits. The luncheon is usually prepared in the home and taken to the male's place of work by means of a 'Peess Poke'.)



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