Via The Scotsman:
EDINBURGH is a city of contrasts and differences, and that extends to the dialect of its residents. Just as the Old and New Towns radically differ in style, so do the accents and vocabularies of the city’s residents.
In upper-crust areas such as Stockbridge and Morningside, residents pride themselves on their flawless diction and restrained vocabulary. While the more refined areas of Edinburgh channel the spirit of Miss Jean Brodie, it’s the likes of Leith and Tollcross that offer the more interesting slang.
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It’s not too early to begin planning my summer vacation.
The Globe in Dumfries was a favoured watering hole of Robert Burns during his years in Dumfriesshire. The national bard spent many a night in the inn, even taking a shine to the landlady’s niece. The room and chair Burns occupied are still in use today and six different versions of this work can still be seen inscribed in his former bedroom window. http://www.scotlandnow.dailyrecord.co.uk/
via The Scotsman
A scene from the forthcoming comic book on Sir William Wallace
A NEW Scottish comic will tell the forgotten story of Sir William Wallace and his right-hand man Andrew de Moray at the Battle of Stirling Bridge.
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