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Quotable Scots

Quotable Scots

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Published by Mainstream Publishing in Edinburgh, London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[edited] by Carole MacKenzie.
ContributionsMacKenzie, Carole.
The Physical Object
Pagination160p. :
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22323395M
ISBN 101851585761
OCLC/WorldCa33278298

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The Pocket book of Scottish Quotations Edited by David Ross The Scots have always had a reputation for clarity of thought and also for the vigour with which it is put into words.

Kilt, n. - a costume sometimes worn by Scotsmen in America and Americans in Scotland. Ambrose Bierce. Some hae meat and canna eat, And some wad eat that want it, But we hae meat and we can eat, And sae the Lord be thankit. Robert Burns. This Scottish dinner toast known as The Selkirk Grace is attributed to Burns.

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It’s only when you read some you see how funny they are. Here I take a look at some of the old Scottish sayings, some not so old, some Scottish words, and slang The Old Scottish Sayings.

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