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Scottish Language Dictionaries International Newsletter

Autumn/Winter 2012

Our speciality is the Scots language and the aim of our International Newsletter is to spread the word about the resources we provide for everyone interested in Scotland's linguistic culture. In every issue you can read articles featuring particular Scots words, and about how Scots language manifests itself in modern Scotland.

In Issue 12:

SLD birthday cake SLD on Facebook & Twitter
Follow us on Facebook and Twitter... [more]

SLD News
We continue to be busy in our 10th anniversary year... [more]

Yule SLD Christmas Card
We have a cheerful Christmas Card on sale, featuring Scots words. Have a look at it and see if you know what all the words mean! [5th December: cards now sold out!] [more]

Scottish Traditions: Yule
As the festive season approaches, we look at some of the traditions associated with Yule... [more]
Woodland Scottish Place-names: Firth
Alison Grant looks at the word firth in Scottish place‑names... [more]
Snowdrift Scots word: smuir
This word isn't only used in the context of snow... [more]

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