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Scottish Place Names
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Scottish Place Names

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Scottish Place Names by Maggie Scott

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"Say It in Scots" is a series of pocket books designed to inform and entertain the reader about the wonderful, rich and varied language of Scots.The Scots language is a world of wonderful, historic and evocative words, full of a rich variety that can fit any occasion. And where better to find this use of Scots than in the land itself.In "Scottish Place Names" Dr Maggie Scott of "Scottish Language Dictionaries" takes you around the country from Dumfries to Shetland to explain the meanings of the places that make up today's Scotland.Dr Scott will lead you on a trip to Scotland's towns and cities, up and down the hills and mountains, along the rivers and lochs, through the forests and glens, all the way around the Scottish coast and back to the names of the street where Scots live today.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781845021931
ISBN-10: 1845021932
Format: Paperback
(145mm x 110mm x 11mm)
Pages: 128
Imprint: Black and White Publishing
Publisher: Black and White Publishing
Publish Date: 10-Apr-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Maggie Scott

Dr Maggie Scott is a Senior Editor for Scottish Language Dictionaries and an Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Glasgow. She is the author of the 'Scots Word of the Week' column in The Herald and is editor of the journal of the Society for Name Studies in Britain and Ireland.

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