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Generally fore-shortened to, 'Scrote

An individual with poor personal admin; little - or no - education; a bad attitude, and low (or illegal) income. Will make little, if any, contribution to the rest of humanity other than to maintain Legal Aid lawyers in the manner to which they have become accustomed.

However, in the context of arrse, I recently noted this phrase being applied adjectivally to the sophisticates of Scotland's Central Belt by a teuchter.

Shurely shome mishtake?

Indeed, further research indicates that, in this context at least, it is a compound of Old Norse, "scrotte" and "bogge."

"Scrotte" - can't be arrsed + "bogge" - peat digging.

This makes more sense apropos this particular usage since central heating has been prevalent in the aforementioned area for some weeks now.

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