Doric Sayings (Sep)

Doric Sayings (Sep)

  • Stock No
  • 52403
  • EAN/ISBN
  • 9781912147700
  • 1 Author
  • Douglas Kynoch
  • 2 Publisher
  • Luath
  • 3 Format
  • HB

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Collated from various sources including Helen Beatons 1925 At the Back o Benachie and Professor Alexander Fentons academic collection of the sayings of Aberdeenshire parishes in the 1950s, Doric Sayings is a cornucopia of Doric wit an wisdom, some of it in the form of rhyme and riddle. Couthie comments about everyday life; caustic remarks about the neighbours; philosophical reflections on work or the weather. Who could fail to be re-assured to know that aathing his an eyn but a mealie pudden his twa?

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