Dr Michael Dempster reviews recent activities to promote Scots. “Twinty nineteen wis a year o firsts fir the Scots language…There wis the first Doric Film Festival, the first Scots Gaitherin conference, the first Scots Language Awards, an, o coorse, the first free tae aa, forty oor introductory coorse on the Scots language an culture wis launchit bi The Open University (OU). The first digital map o Scots placenemms wis launched bi the Deputy First Minister and the first Scottish Government Scots Publication Grant seen support gaun tae a wheen o publishers tae pit oot new warks in Scots. Whit’s gaun on here?”
English version (also printed in The Scotsman).