New Scots Makar

An a interview.

Ana fyow o her thochts on Scots frae a 2012 BBC series.

BBC Two – Blethering Scots, 1, ‘Old Tongue’ by Jackie Kay

Poet and author Jackie Kay identifies the word “glaikit” as her favourite word. She reminisces about her Glaswegian childhood and describes Scots as a “great cauldron full of riches”. She reads her poem ‘Old Tongue’, which laments the fact that those who move away from Scotland lose their Scottish words in the process.



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