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Michael Dempster

Pairt o the Scots Warks project.

A suppose A'v aye wrote

the wey A talk.

Lik fae when A lairnt

thit aw thae wee mairks

wirnae lik the nummers,

the mairks fir the nummers aw

hiv a name,



a thoosan,

a mullyion.

In response to Scots Wikipedia volunteers's needs Michael released 10 hours of Scots language videos and additional teaching materials developed over 2018 to 2020, view them online here

Michael can be found on twitter @DrMDempster and instgram @MichaelAndraDempster, and his website is

Read the poem Dignity here: