- Hairy (or Herry)
Traditional Glesga word describing a young girl from the lower classes.
- See that wee hairy - she's a pure midden man, she'll gobble yer baws fur 10 Regal.
- That young girl is from the lower classes, you might have some fun if you give her a 10 pack of cigarettes.
This word was used a lot in the book No Mean City, a story about life in the Gorbals and folk living in poverty. Even those wummin wouldn't have went out without a hat. The Hairys were the lowest of the low as they went oot bare-headed because they coodny afford a hat.