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Old 05-11-2017, 04:01 PM   #12
iamawaveofthesea
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The Link between Language and Land

The innuit are often said to have many words for snow but the scots have even more words for snow as well as other aspects of weather and climate showing how intimately linked the scots language is with the land that shaped it

Here is scottish poet stuart a paterson giving an alternative news report in scots:

Free the Word: Here's the Weather
28 September 2017
Here's the Weather by Stuart A Paterson

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/arti...es-the-weather
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