'Old Tongue' by Jackie Kay

Jackie Kay reads 'Old Tongue' and reflects that many Scots miss their native words.

Beach products pitch

‘The Apprentice’ candidates pitch their ideas for a brand new beach accessory.

Churchill's wartime speeches

How Winston Churchill used different techniques effectively in his wartime speeches.

Cleaning products pitch

Two sales pitches for cleaning products taken from the ‘The Apprentice’.

Colonel Tim Collins' 'Eve of War' address to his troops in Iraq

A look at Colonel Tim Collins' powerful "Eve of War" address to his troops in Iraq.

Denis Lawson spells out his favourite Scots words

Dennis Lawson spells out his favourite Scots word on a Scrabble board.

Dr George McGavin and the Scots word 'clarty'

George McGavin suggest the natural world helps us use Scots words to describe wonders.

Earl Spencer's eulogy for his sister, Diana, Princess of Wales

How Earl Spencer's eulogy at the funeral of his sister, Diana, chimed with the times.

Elaine C Smith and regional variations of the Scots language

Elaine C Smith comments on the variety of Scots dialects.

Enoch Powell's controversial 'Rivers of blood' speech

A look at how Enoch Powell's speech sparked a huge debate about immigration.

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