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Cauld Blasts and Clishmaclavers

24th September 2020

Recently a new collection of words from the Scots language was published as Cauld Blasts and Clishmaclavers: A Treasury of 1,000 Scottish Words. Written by Robin A Crawford, this work represents his personal collection of favourite words from Scots, taken from various times and places, rural and urban, colloquial and classical. The book is hardback at 208 pages (ISBN 9781783964789) and available via Amazon, Waterstones or at the price of £7.67 hardback or £5.83 Kindle edition.

This story is available in a Scots audio file below.