From: Joan Griffith
On Wed, Feb 18, 2009 at 8:47 PM, congotre o <congotron@...> wrote:
Where in Appalachia do they speak something closer to Lowland Scots than English?
Sent: Wednesday, February 18, 2009 5:22 PM
Subject: [tied] Re: Franco-Proven?al
--- In email@example.com, Rick McCallister <gabaroo6958@...>
> Mine didn't. They spoke Gaelic, Welsh, Irish, Scots, German,
> French and Dutch. The Appalachian dialect my cousins speak
> is still closer to Scots than to English.
But Scots is just a dialect of English, isn't it?
For my part I know nothing with any certainty, but the sight of the stars makes me dream.~ Vincent van Gogh