Mr Mingin (Mr Stink in Scots)
Mr Mingin minged. He monged tae. And if it is guid Scots tae say he mingit, then he mingit as weel. He wis the mingiest mingin minger that ever lived. Mingin is the warst kin o smell. Mingin is warse than honkin. Honkin is warse than bowfin. Bowfin is warse than a guff. And a guf... read full description below.
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||Homeless persons, Scotland, Friendship, Fiction, Body odor
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Mr Mingin minged. He monged tae. And if it is guid Scots tae say he mingit, then he mingit as weel. He wis the mingiest mingin minger that ever lived. Mingin is the warst kin o smell. Mingin is warse than honkin. Honkin is warse than bowfin. Bowfin is warse than a guff. And a guff can be eneuch tae make yer neb runkle. It wisnae Mr Mingin's faut that he wis mingin. He wis a gaberlunzie, efter aw. He didnae hae a hame and sae he never had the chaunce tae hae a richt guid wash like ye and me. Efter a while the mingin-ness jist got warse and warse.
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David Walliams is one of the world's most successful children's authors, with sales in excess of 4 million copies and books translated into more than 25 languages, the latest of which is Scots in this exciting new translation by Matthew Fitt. Chloe is the loneliest girl in the world. But then she meets Mr Stink (Mr Mingin), the local tramp. Yes, he smells a bit - but he's the only person who's ever been nice to her. So when Mr Stink needs somewhere to live, Chloe decides to hide him in the garden shed! But Chloe's about to learn that some secrets have a way of leading to disaster. And speaking of secrets, there just might be more to Mr Stink than meets the nose...