Wednesday, 7 July 2010

Scotland - land of many tongues!

Scots or Gaelic? Both are as Scottish as each other!

If ye dinna ken the difference, no nach eil fhios agad carson a tha iad eadar dhealaichte, see http://news.bbc.co.uk/local/northeastscotlandnorthernisles/hi/people_and_places/newsid_8790000/8790315.stm !


If you're unsure how Scots compares to English, consider the following clips from that Shakespearean classic, Star Trek:

Scots:

www.youtube.com/watch?v=OT08xFj836I&feature=related

English:

www.youtube.com/watch?v=GvGHIW3GQv8&feature=related !


I trust that has clarified it! :)

Chris

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