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Shetland Dialect Online

8th March 2010

Dialect support group, Shetland Forwirds will launch its new website at the Shetland Amenity Trust on Saturday 27 March at 12 noon when George PS Peterson will press the 'start button'. 

The informal event will introduce the website and there will be computers there for people to try out the site. Anyone attending the launch can stay for as long as they like. The official launch will take place at 12 but visitors are welcome to come along until 4.00 pm.

The launch will be advertised in the Shetland Times and anyone interested in the site is invited to pass on information to other language enthusiasts.  SFW convenor, Laureen Johnston urged people to attend the launch saying, 'Try an win alang - hit's wirt a celebration.'