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Cauld Blasts and Clishmaclavers: A Treasury of 1,000 Scottish Words

by Robin A. Crawford

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Published 20th August 2020, 208 pages
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A celebration of the irreplaceable magic of language, and the wit and wisdom of 1,000 Scottish words.

The Scots language is an ancient and lyrical tongue, inherently linked to the country’s history and identity, its land and culture. In Cauld Blasts and Clishmaclavers , Robin Crawford has gathered 1,000 words from his native land - old and new, classical and colloquial, rural and urban - in a joyful and witty celebration of their continuing usage and unique character.

airt o’ the clicky - bawheid - carnaptious - dreich - eejit - forefochen - Glasgow kiss - haver - inkie-pinkie - jags - kelpie - loch-lubbertie - meevin’ - neuk - oxter - pawky - quaich - ramstam - simmer dim - tattie bogle - usquebaugh - vratch watergaw - yowe trummle

Details

Cauld Blasts and Clishmaclavers: A Treasury of 1,000 Scottish Words
by Robin A. Crawford

ISBN
9781783964789

Publisher
Elliott & Thompson Limited

Binding
Hardback

Publication date
Aug. 20, 2020

Page count
208 pages