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BLEATING LIKE A SHEEP

Regular readers of Harry’s Place seem to me to be the sort of people who want to know what alternative meaning their name has in old Scots (a variant of old English spoken throughout the Scottish lowlands by all social classes since the medieval period but which became increasingly confined to rural and working-class users after the departure of the Stuart court to London – in case you needed a primer) . Now they can find out, thanks to this place run by a poet and ex-schoolmate of mine, Roddy Lumsden.

Peter Cuthbertson – look away now !

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