When the man's fire and the wife's tow, in comes 40 the dell and blaws it in a lowe (flame).
It is a fact that it's a gey ill wind that blaws naebody good.
When the man's fire and the wife's tow, the deil comes in and blaws't in lowe.
It blaws to nae purpose, my young leddy, when it blaws on an honest man like me.
An' when we say as hoo it's an ill wind that blaws naebody guid, we're acknowledgin' the love o' the Almichty.
"But it is an ill wind that blaws naebody guid, as they say, Effie," said Lewis.