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Tag: language

Trust clips wings of BBC Scotland over referendum language bias

By G.A.Ponsonby  BBC Scotland reporters who use pejorative terms to describe independence face being carpeted after the corporation was forced to introduce guidelines on...

Scotland on film: The Angel’s Share – lost in translation

By Andrew Barr Award winning film director Ken Loach has slammed the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) after it deemed typical West of...

Labour MP Tom Harris is offended by online critics

By G.A.Ponsonby  Sticks and stones will break my bones but names will never hurt me.  The saying is as old as the hills and...

A history of Scottish languages – part 10

by Paul Kavanagh Read part 9 2000 AD : Gaelic has suffered a catastrophic decline and has now almost entirely vanished from almost all...

A history of Scottish languages – part 7

by Paul Kavanagh Read part 6 1400 AD : A massive shift to Scots is in progress in the Lowlands. By this time Scots...

A history of Scottish languages – part 5

by Paul Kavanagh Read parts: 1, 2, 3, 4   1000 AD : The Norse flashed across Scotland like a lightning storm.  But...

A history of Scottish languages – part 2

by Paul Kavanagh 300 AD :  By this time the Brittonic dialect of Roman Britain was beginning to undergo a massive set of phonetic...