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Re: [edlug] Ubuntu in Scots



There is an old fashioned definition of the relationship between a dialect
and a language:

'a language is a dialect with an army and a navy'

Conclusions and implications are left as an exercise to the reader...

G

>
> On 2 Mar 2007, at 15:58, Craig Webster wrote:
>
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>> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scots_language :)
>
> Ahem.
>
> http://sco.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page
>
> I'm no linguistics expert (which is odd in my family), but Scots is
> older than Inglis (English). Obviously they're both related, but
> Scots has more of the Germanic roots left.
>
>
> Kevin Davidson
> Technical Director
>
> t 0870 745 4001
> m 07813 149620
> w www.indigospring.co.uk
>
>
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