The Edinburgh companion to Scots

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Edinburgh University Press, 2003 - Foreign Language Study - 304 pages
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Covers the grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation of contemporary speech in Scotland, and the investigation of Older Scots written texts.

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Scottish Placenames
17
Scottish Surnames
31
Studying Scots Vocabulary
50
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About the author (2003)

Corbett is a Senior Lecturer in English Literature at the University of Glasgow. He chairs the Language Committee of the Association for Scottish Literary Studies.

McClure is a Senior Lecturer in the School of English and Film Studies at the University of Aberdeen. He is the Chairman of the Forum for Research in the Languages of Scotland and Ulster, and editor of Scottish Language.

Jane Stuart-Smith is a Lecturer in English Language at the University of Glasgow. Her main research interests include language change, phonetics, and sociolinguistics, with particular interest in Scots (Glaswegian) and South Asian languages (Panjabi). After an initial training in Comparative
Philology and General Linguistics at Oxford University, she spent a year working with Panjabi-English bilinguals in Birmingham before moving to Glasgow where she is carrying out the first major sociophonetic investigation of Glaswegian speech since the early 1970s.

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