They job is making sure that scatty , ill-disciplined journalists sound like they actually know what they're talking about.
His scatty style might seem to some carefully contrived, but through the chinks of his eccentricity something else comes through: genuine sweetness and innocence.
Does having a scatty heroine, rather than a gormless hero, on the case affect the parody?
He might sound like a motormouth, he might sounds scatty and a little out of focus.
Ross did try, but he was too scatty to organise anything.
Seriously scatty , it was almost as if she was oblivious to her surroundings and continued to live exactly as she had in Manhattan.
He's always told Sadie her staff are scatty and unreliable - and now he feels he's been left looking stupid.
Something of that scatty , archaic, tender quality creeps into Garnett's book, too.
As scatty or daft as I may come across here at times, work is hugely important to me, a very close second to Willow to be quite honest.
Slightly scatty , she is perceived as neurotic, which seems par for the course in the New York she inhabits.