On the unco-ness o Lallans


Personal-like, A think we’ve muved a lang wey on fae the Lallans (an as a say it wis aye an airt form, nae onie kin o linguistic policie). A doot the unco-ness o the Lallans wis ower-statit fur ideological rizzons, but athoot daein some linguistic analysis, a canna sey. In the meantime here a wird-clood o MacDiarmid’s “A Drunk Man”. Onie o these wirds luik aw that orra tae yez?”


fer = fair (ESD) “A fer, fer better pairt
ud = wid, wud (ESD) “What better ‘ud I be the morn?…

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