Buy Thi Furst Manga in Scots Richt Here!

A’m pittin oot the warld’s furst manga in Scots.  Ye kin get hit fae the link ablow!

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‘Gie ma regairds tae Jock Dhu’ is thi furst translation o a manga in tae Scots. Hit’s a rerr story aboot the young doctor Saito funnin his wey in Japan’s National Health Service. Jist oot o […]

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A wis gled fir tae get a invite tae gie a talk aboot Scots language an neuroscience in Innernis.

A gied the talk a few weeks back an wis weel chuffed thit fowk taen thi opportunity for tae stert talkin aboot their ain language an hou they uise baith Scots an Inglis […]

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Scots Language in the Scotland’s National Action Plan for Human Rights

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Ma submission tae the Scottish Human Rights Commission haes been taen on bi the commission in their SNAP report.

They’v taen on the stigma thaim wi Scots face:

Addressing stigma and social attitudes
A large number of responses agreed with the reality described in ‘Getting it Right?’ of the existence of many negative and […]

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A submission to the Scottish Human Rights Commission on linguistic rights

An opinion on linguistic rights for speakers of the Scots language

Dr Michael Dempster – 14th March 2013

Dr Michael Dempster, researcher in psychology and linguistics. “In our society a disproportionate number of people in socially disadvantaged groups speak Scots, widely and incorrectly known as ‘bad English.’ I […]

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