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SLD Newsletter

for all our friends at home and abroad

Spring/Summer 2016

SLD's speciality is the Scots language and the aim of our Newsletter is to spread the word about some of our work, and the resources we provide for everyone interested in Scotland's linguistic culture.

In this issue:


News cuttings

SLD News
Read about our ongoing activities and projects... [more]

Lexicography Symposium ScotLex-1
Our Principal Executive Officer Ruth O'Donovan reports on our successful lexicography symposium... [more]

Snippets of our history...
Some cuttings from the newspaper archive... [more]

A review of Jim Carruth's Killochries
Read about the verse novella Killochries by Jim Carruth, Glasgow's Poet Laureate... [more]

In memory of Professor Bill Nicolaisen
SLD President Margaret Mackay writes in memory of Professor Nicolaisen, who died earlier this year... [more]

Sheriff David Smith
A tribute to Sheriff David Smith, a long-time supporter of and advisor to SLD... [more]

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