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SLD Newsletter

for all our friends at home and abroad

Spring/Summer 2014

SLD's speciality is the Scots language and the aim of our Newsletter is to spread the word about some of our work, and the resources we provide for everyone interested in Scotland's linguistic culture.

In this issue:

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Gavin Douglas flagstone

Colin Campbell of Glenorchy
Focus on...

Etymology
Chris Robinson with an example of an interesting and unexpected etymology... [more]





SLD news
SLD news in brief, including staff changes and our new fundraising project... [more]




Outreach

Communication and Performance Examination (CAPE)
Elaine Webster on judging the multi-talented participants in this Dundee event... [more]




Scots Language

Crabit or Offended? Words in conflicts in Scotland's past
Magdalena Leitner of the University of Glasgow gives us an insight onto her research... [more]


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