Airticles anent Scots
By Atina L.K. Nihtinen
Department of Nordic History, Åbo Akademi
First published in Studia Celtica Fennica II, SFKS, Helsinki, September 2005.
by Dr Steven Murdoch (in pdf format). The database used has been made available by Dr Murdoch "for general consumption" and can be found here - it is in Access format (lip95.mdb).
MSc dissertation in Developmental Linguistics bi Daisy M. W. Dinwoodie, Theoretical & Applied Linguistics Schuil o Philosophy, Psychology an Langage Sciences, Embro University.
This is a short study on whit fowk o aa ages in a smaa area o the Scottish Borders thinks aboot thair ain weys o speakin. Eilidh Bateman, a Post Graduate student o Linguistics at Edinburgh University wis guid eneuch ti lat us uize her wark.
John Hodgart, Principal Teacher o English at Garnock Academy in Ayrshire pit forrit this paper at the last collogue o the Scots Leid Associe, explainin the wey Scots is haunlit in his schuil an the materials uized.
Margaret Munro haes juist feenished her Ph D thesis on Scots comedy an wis some pitten oot whan she heard it said that Scots mauna be pit ti the fore in comedy. Here she pits forrit her ain argiement for the uise o the Scots tongue in humour.
Margaret Munro haes juist feenished her PhD thesis on Scots comedy an haes been wirkin wi weemen gaun back ti thair wark again. Confidence is something mony o thay weemen haes ti fin afore they can expeck ti git a job an Margaret explains here what wey the expectation o meetin little respeck for a body's ain tongue affecks the body's idea o hersel as the speaker o language athoot status.
Rab Fairnie, a member o SLRC executive comatee an foonder o 'The Scots Tung', haes gien us a bit o the history o hou he waukent up til the wey that Scots wis treatit in its ain country. This accoont disna git the length o the settin up o 'The Wittins', his famous newsletter.
Scots Language Dictionaries haes let SLRC uize the History o Scots fae its wabsteid.