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St Andrew's Day Special

St Andrew's Day Special - St Andrew: Scotland's Myth and Identity - Author and teacher, Michael Turnbull shares his fascination with the Saltire and St Andrew and relates what little is known of his life and connections to Scotland.
The 'Bonnie Broukit Bairn': Billy Kay explores issues of status and identity in relation to the current state of the 'Scots' language - regarded by its speakers as the beautiful neglected child of Scottish culture - 'the bonnie broukit bairn'.

Is 'Scots' A Language? Historians, Billy Kay and Michael Fry discuss and debate whether it constitutes an actual 'language' or is simply a collective name for Scottish 'dialects' like 'Doric', 'Lallans' and 'Scotch' to name just a few.

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45 minutes

Last on

Tue 30 Nov 2010 13:15

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