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Name: Brian Lawrence 12/14/2007
Email: brianangus2003@yahoo.co.uk
URL: http://www.arbroathtimeline.moonfruit.com
Airtit bi: Juist comin ower it.

On the '80s TV series 'The Mither Tongue', the phrase was 
being dicussed in Dundee for 'speaking in a posh accent'. It 
sounds like 'gaen eppin' - is that how I should spell it ?
Many thanks,

The wird ye're efter is 'knappin' whiles 'gnappin'.

Name: Barbara Henderson Weiner 12/5/2007
Email: barb_w@rocketmail.com
URL: http://
Airtit bi: A Freend.

Trying to solve a mystery here.  My great aunt aged 86 uses 
a word in Broad Scots??? for not feeling well,  "Stooning" or 
stouning.  Does anyone know how to use it in a sentence in 
the proper context???  
Barbara Henderson Weiner

The wird ye're efter is 'stoondin'.

Name: Julia 11/30/2007
Email: Samoilova-Jylia@ya.ru
URL: http://
Airtit bi: A Sairch Ingine.

Hi. I need help. I am making a research about modal verbs in 
Scots. and have a question about double modal costructions -
 like "I might can do it". Are they often used? What 
combinations of verbs exactly and how are questions and 
negatives formed in such sentences?

Miller, Jim. 1993. The grammar of Scottish English. In: Milroy and Milroy 
(1993), 99-138.

Milroy, James and Lesley Milroy (eds). 1993. Real English / The Grammar 
of English Dialects in the British Isles. London/New York: Longman.

Name: Narrelle Nicholson nee McBurney 11/28/2007
Email: ninmac@ihug.co.nz
URL: http://
Airtit bi: A Sairch Ingine.

Trying to find out how you can say: 

öh its you or something similar

och the noo????

Whit ye're efter is aiblins 'och ay the nou' but its mair a cliche nor whit fowk 
wad for ordinar say.

Dern Message 11/25/2007

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