Any fizzy soft drink: "Ah could murder a big boatle a skoosh!"
A skoosh or skoosh-case is something that is done with no great effort: "Ah tried tae convince aul
flittin would be a skoosh-case but ye can tell her nuthin."
To skoosh something or skoosh it is to accomplish it with ease: "Just concentrate on yer three-point turns an ye'll skoosh that drivin test."
"Skooshed" is another word for drunk: "He wis that skooshed ye couldny make oot a word he wis sayin."
© Michael Munro
Words in The Patter are not all related to aspects of life specific to Glasgow or particularly relevant to local habits - there is no shortage of local terms for everyday things or activities that are universal.
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