Home > Aberdeen Information >
Foos Yer Doos
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.
Follow us on: Instagram
My new novel:
The Aberdeen skies are under attack from an enemy jet. It is spilling a strange yellow smoke. Minutes later, people start killing each other.
Former Royal Air Force Regiment Gunner Jason Harper witnesses this and then his wife, Pippa, telephones him, shouting that she needs him. They then get cut off. He sets straight out, unprepared for the nightmare that unfolds during his journey. Everyone seems to want to kill him.
Along the way, he pairs up with fellow survivor Imogen. But she enjoys killing the living dead far too much. Will she kill Jason in her blood thirst? Or will she hinder his journey through this zombie filled dystopian landscape to find his pregnant wife?
The Fence is the first in this series of post-apocalyptic military survival thrillers from the torturous mind of local horror and science fiction novel writer C.G. Buswell.
Buy the Paperback.
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:
An army veteran moves his family back to his Aberdeenshire home, but his nightmare neighbour starts a battle of wits with him. Who will win this One Last War?
Buy this latest novel by local author C.G. Buswell on Kindle
Advertise Here from just £90.