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I see VS have launched the second part of its Gaelic Language Plan
. While this is great - I always feel the Scots language is neglected. As I live in the heartland of Scots (Moray in the NE of Scotland) - I hear it spoken every day in shops and out and about. My husband and mother-in-law are native speakers. Scots is one of three languages spoken in Scotland. It is so rich and diverse - and covers many parts of Scotland - you may only regard it as a dialect - but it is really a rich language - More about it here www.scotslanguage.com
Gilbert (from Fraserburgh) wrote these two articles on Scottish accent
and Scottish words
- you may enjoy!
Have any of you heard Scots on your travels?
The independent online guide to Scotland, written by Gilbert and Johanna Summers - lifetime Scottish tourism experts, so you get the best vacation. must-see-scotland.com