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Foos Yer Doos Translation of the Doric phrase Foos Yer Doos with the reply of Aye Pecking Awa a common phrase in Aberdeenshire with a video clip of white doves pigeons having a bath
Foos yer doos?
Is a common question asked by those who speak the doric
dialect in Aberdeenshire.
The correct answer to the question is to reply Aye peckin awa!
saying it twice.
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This meaning translates as How are you? And - I'm fine still pecking away.
So a broad Aberdonian would ask "Fit like mannie, foos yer doos?"
The phrase foos yer doos comes from the love of racing pigeons and doves that was commonplace in Aberdeen. Many of us still keep them and below are my own white doves enjoying a feed in my garden in the Scottish sunshine:
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