One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The form of English used in the region of Scotland lying south and east of the Highlands.‘Mary's stories are told in her native lowland Scots’
- ‘The closest thing to a national tongue is Lowland Scots, which is what Burns wrote his poetry in.’
- ‘My love of the UK has a lot to do with being raised on British fairy tales and the lowland Scots lilt in my grandmother's voice.’
- ‘The lowland Scots language began to fade from secular as well as religious literature.’
- ‘Lowland Scots took well to ballad metre, which was familiar to them in folk song.’
- ‘The phonological similarity between Ulster and Lowland Scots is reinforced by vocabulary, although many traditional words are in decline.’
- ‘Her 'Three Craws' harks back to a children's song in auld lowlands Scots.’
- ‘All the rest of the family, I presume, spoke educated lowland Scots.’
- ‘The proverbial material of established older novelists and poets such as the Lowland Scots of Robert Burns and Sir Walter Scott has attracted some attention.’
- ‘The parent language of Ulster Scots, Lowland Scots has been classified a minority language.’
- ‘It's worth noting that Hume, Sands and Adams are lowland Scots names.’
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