‘Dreich’ voted most iconic Scots word

Press release: ‘Dreich’ voted most iconic Scots word

Looking for more in About us or Press releases? Published November 2019 Scottish Book Trust, the national charity transforming lives through reading and writing, has today revealed ‘dreich’ as the winner of their iconic Scots word vote.

Scottish Book Trust, has announced  ‘dreich’ as the winner of their iconic Scots word vote. 

The initiative was launched as part of Book Week Scotland, a week-long celebration of reading and writing. This year’s theme is conversation, and the public were encouraged to submit their favourite Scots in order to prompt discussion around well-loved and well-used words. ‘Dreich’ was closely followed by ‘glaikit’, with ‘scunnered’ and ‘shoogle’ coming in third and fourth. Top 10 listed in the article. 

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