Jackie Kay reads 'Old Tongue' and reflects that many Scots miss their native words.
Close textual analysis reveals how sentences can be consciously constructed for effect.
Dennis Lawson spells out his favourite Scots word on a Scrabble board.
Trevor McDonald explains why an extract from 'Out of India' has an impact on him.
An exploration of how punctuation is essential for the reader, speaker and listener.
How Rab Wilson writes, speaks and makes his living from the Scots language.
Poet Mark Thomson comments on the words and sounds of Scots language.
Sanjeev Kohli looks at Scots words which make us feel uncomfortable.
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