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Scots Spelling

Scots has been primarily a spoken language for many years, and as a result, a standardised system for spelling has never been agreed. While this can cause problems for some writers who wish to use a "correct" spelling, others find that the variability of regional spelling and pronunciations gives their writing a unique flexibility. Whatever you think of a spelling system for Scots, you may be interested to know more about how the language works. Follow the links to the right for further information about Scots spelling and pronunciation.