THE LANGUAGE

Frae: R. De Bruce Trotter, Galloway Gossip (1901), p. 220

LANGUAGE, Eh! the Language, Eh! it’s it A’m giein ye a’ the time.

It’s nae wey different frae whut they speak a’ ower Scotlan, a’ but Aiberdeenshire, whaur they gie different soons tae some o’ the voo’els; an the Sooth an East fae Lochar tae Berwick, whaur they gie some o’ the letters a different twang too.

SCOTCH-EERISH GRAMMAR

FOLK’S NAMES