Chris Angelico rosuav at
Wed Nov 20 16:44:12 CET 2013

On Wed, Nov 20, 2013 at 2:11 AM, Chris Angelico <rosuav at> wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 20, 2013 at 2:06 AM, MRAB <python at> wrote:
>> You need to distinguish between "Scottish English" and "Scots", the
>> latter being related to English, but isn't English, much as Danish is
>> related to Swedish, but isn't Swedish.
> Ah. When I referred to a "Scots" word, I was talking about the Gaelic
> language, which has a number of delightfully expressive terms just
> waiting to be borrowed!

By the way: I've since been corrected, and what I meant was not
actually the Scottish Gaelic language but the one that is actually
referred to as "Scots". My clarification was unhelpfully unclear, and
I apologize.


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