Sgri\obh Doug Cox <[log in to unmask]>, ann <Pine.A126.96.36.199072208590
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>The Los Angeles Times newspaper in the U.S. recently published its "Style
>and Usage Guide," a huge book of guidelines and rules for news editors,
>reporters, columnists and writers to follow. The entry for "Scotch, Scots
>and Scottish" reads:
> "Residents and natives of Scotland are Scots, not the Scotch. The
>preferred adjective is Scottish, which is also the name of the dialect of
>English spoken in Scotland."
Some would argue that Scots (the language) is a language with a history
of its own rather than a dialect of English.
An t-Eilean Sgitheanach, Alba
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