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Explore Scots dialect (1)

Listen tae Scots dialects frae aroon the countra. Ye can interview freens an faimlie. Dae the staff in yer scuil come frae ither pairts?

Scots Language Dictionaries gaither wirds frae aw ower. Ask if onie o the teachers or pawrents yaise the wird gutties. Dae they spick aboot slaters or horniegollachs or eeriewigs? Dae they eat cappies, pokey hats or sliders?  

Variation in vocabulary is a braw wey tae stert a discussion.  

Click on the links on the left tae hear different Scots dialects.

Ye can read the entry for 'cappie' 1976 supplement in The Dictionary of the Scots Language at http://www.dsl.ac.uk/entry/snd/snds1648