Spikkin Doric

A Doric Word Book

Norman Harper

Publisher: Birlinn

Ever been lost for words or just completely mystified by what you hear? This is a new series of pocket books designed to introduce some of the wealth of the spoken and written word in Scotland to those who may not be familiar with them. For the 600 selected Doric words, as well as a simple meaning, the context and background to the word will be explained, along with examples of use (and, as required) a pronunciation guide. Forget about worthy dictionaries, this is a series dedicated to the enjoyment of language. Handy ready reference to one of the most distinctive dialects in Scotland. Author one of its leading experts.


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