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2008-08-29 03:00:36

By JONATHAN TREW WRITER Ian Pattison's most famous creation was Rab C Nesbitt, a man who often had a closer relationship with his string vest than his feminine side.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.