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Let’s be a little more Scottish

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Scotland’s been on my mind lately—the weather here, you know—and I happened across this terrific Web site. The link is to the page about Burns Night, a national holiday that resonates with St. Johnnies of a certain era who were often treated to rolling recitations of Burns’s poetry in full Scottish accent from Archie McCourt, superintendent of buildings and grounds. And be sure to test your Scottish vocabulary, which you will exercise as you watch these recitations of Burns’s poetry.

Written by Leisureguy

27 January 2008 at 11:36 am

Posted in Daily life

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  1. Unfortunately, Burns Night involves haggis, and we’ve been down that road…

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    the wife

    27 January 2008 at 12:26 pm

  2. I got “8 oot o’ 10” on the Scottish vocab, and apparently now I can “hae mae neaps fer mae tatties” or something.

    NYE 2009: Hogmanay in Scotland!

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    The Niece

    27 January 2008 at 5:59 pm


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