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’
- ‘All the rest of the family, I presume, spoke educated lowland Scots.’
- ‘Her 'Three Craws' harks back to a children's song in auld lowlands Scots.’
- ‘The lowland Scots language began to fade from secular as well as religious literature.’
- ‘The parent language of Ulster Scots, Lowland Scots has been classified a minority language.’
- ‘The closest thing to a national tongue is Lowland Scots, which is what Burns wrote his poetry in.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘Lowland Scots took well to ballad metre, which was familiar to them in folk song.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘It's worth noting that Hume, Sands and Adams are lowland Scots names.’
- ‘The phonological similarity between Ulster and Lowland Scots is reinforced by vocabulary, although many traditional words are in decline.’
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