Fact check: Claims about the Scots language

The Scots language has become part of the political debate in Scotland in recent yearspromoted by activists, artists and academics and gaining greater prominence.

But Scots has also been drawn into online discourse around Scottish independence and the SNP.

Ferret Fact Service was asked by Scots poet and activist Len Pennie to examine some of the regular claims about Scots. 

Here’s what we found out.

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