- Using naughty words.
- Used to mean 'swearing on the bible' to show how sincere you are but today's meaning is totally different.
- Stop yer swearin ya bam or yer banned fae Brillyunt.
- A typical response from a moderator in Brillyunt when users start saying things like fuck.
- Am swearin tae ye man - am tellin ye the feckin truth, oan ma wean's life I didny dae it.
- The gentleman in question has been accosted by the Polis and is trying to protest his innocence but they obviously don't believe a word he says.
The second example shows the flexibility of this fine Scottish wurd - as well as using swearin to protest his innocence, oor mugger is also using it to say bad wurds.