Sorry fowks No gaun tae be updatin this site fir a wee whilie, writin a book (on Scots, o coorse). See yez, A’ll catch up wi awbodie later aifter the darg is done. … Continue reading
Education Scotland is promotin a Scots Language Creative Writin Competeetion. Via Rab Wilson http://www.thenational.scot/news/15663236.Rab_Wilson__Makin_shuir_the_torch_o_the_Scots_leid_wull_ne___er_gang_oot/ … Continue reading
Frae the Open University…. Languages of Ulster Exploring the rich and diverse heritage of languages in Ulster.
Some great Ulster Scots in episode 2 of ‘Languages of Ulster’ (BBC2 NI). Apparently, not currently available. Episode 2, Series 1, Languages of Ulster – BBC Two Celebrating Ulster’s rich and diverse linguistic heritage.
Interestin stuff comin oot o research… 2017 A distinctive Scots brogue is at the centre of new international research that shows the brain treats a dialect and a language in the same way. Abertay University in Dundee, Scotland partnered with … Continue reading
Luiks braw, owerset by Matthew Fitt. Harry Potter translated into Scots The first book in the Harry Potter series has had a Scottish treatment and has been translated into Scots. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stane marks the 20th anniversary … Continue reading
Somewhat trivialised and some might consider a bit ignorant and condescending video from the BBC on the important Dundee research about bi-dialecticism being as beneficial to the brain as bilingualism. Scots dialects ‘as good as a second language’ Do you speak Dundonian? Have … Continue reading
Braw wee piece frae Carolyn Leckie in the National. We should talk how we want tae IT MUST have been a scary experience for the children involved in the school bus crash in Airdrie last week, and a relief that no-one … Continue reading
Like this wey o checkin oot Scots spellins on the Facebook Scots Language Forum. … Continue reading