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Scots Warks Ootset

The Centre for the Scots Leid haes noo estaiblisht a wabsteid for tae furder leeteracy in Scots amang adults. Wi uphaud fae the Scots Government, the new steid, cryed Scots Warks, haes its oreeginal in the stoushie anent Wikipedia back in 2020. Syne a puckle airtists an screivars …
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Mozilla Scots Browser

Fae 10 August 2021 fowk will can browse the wab throu the Scots leid. A company …

Beyond Burns: Teaching Scots in the English Classroom

SATE (Scottish Association for Teaching English) hosted a free, online webinar for Secondary English teachers who wished to find out more about teaching Scots at BGE and Senior Phase.Presented by Laura Green (Scots Education Specialist at the Scots Language Centre) and with input …
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The Jolly Beggars

The Scots Opera Project present a new version of Burns’ The Jolly Beggars, …

Tannahill The Opera

The world premiere of the Scots Opera Project's "Tannahill" at the historic …

Kist in Dundee

This shop cryed Kist is in Dundee. The Scots word kist is sib tae the Soothron word "chest" an means muckle the …

Hoolets Bield

This stane is in Brig o Earn ("Bridge of Earn") an reads 'Hoolets Bield'. A hoolet is a bird that haes muckle ee…

Whistlin Kirk twa

This auld howf is on Greendike Street alang Glesca Green, an the photie shaws anither sicht o it. It taks its name fae th…

Forrit

A near haun shot o a plaque at Davidson Hoose in Comrie. A body micht can mak oot the words on the shield "Bring Forr…

Caird an mug

Thir items wis seen in the windae o a shop in Callander in Stlrlinshire. The caird reads "Aw whit a pair yer braw the…

Lowland Folk

A kistie or soond tape fae 1986 wi twa sangs sung bi Lowland Folk alang wi Allan Barty. Lowland Folk sung in baith Inglis …

Hauf a hunner

This caird an mug bade in the windae o a shop in Callander, Stirlinshire. The birthday caird reads 'Half a hunner, still a…

Twa Gordons

This vessel wis seen at Mallaig aff the Soond o Sleat in the Heilans. In Scots we say that mair nor ane is twa (or twae). …

The Provost o Ceres

We'v met the provost o Ceres aince afore, but this is sic a guid photie o the auld carle. Ceres (soondit 'see-riss') is a …

Horse Wynd aff the Coogate

The auld lintel depictit here belanged a door in the Horse Wynd aff the Coogate o Embra ('Edinburgh'). It cairries a saw i…