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19 September 2014

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Give a dog a present and they always play with the box! Where is Cumberland hiding?

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Where is Cumberland?Càite a bheil Cumberland?
In the boxAnns a' bhogsa
On the boxAir a' bhogsa
By the fenceRi taobh an fheansa
Under the boxFon bhogsa
Behind the boxAir cùl a' bhogsa
On the leftAir taobh clì a' bhogsa
On the rightAir taobh deas a' bhogsa


footnotesExcuse me: Learning how to say excuse me, Gabh mo leisgeul, is a good start in asking for directions. Other useful words and phrases are: air do làimh chlì, (on your left hand), air do làimh dheis, (on your right hand), seachad air (past), sìos (down), suas, (up), mus ruig thu (before you reach), 's e do bheatha (you're welcome) and mòran taing (thank you very much). You may also hear the regional variations air do làimh cheàrr, (on your left lit. wrong hand), air do làimh cheart (on your right hand).

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