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Scotia

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Postby scotview » December 30th, 2020, 8:06 pm

Enjoying a glass or two of Cockburns Special Reserve, listening to "Lament tae the Sma' Isles", piping tune......stirring music !

Just thinking.....Wouldnae Scotland jist bae a great quintry if we didnae hae the SNP tae pit up wi'....an' a' that, an' a' that.

Scotview,

Hae a guid Hogmanay fan' it comes.

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Re: Scotia

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Postby Dod101 » December 30th, 2020, 11:17 pm

Hi Jimmy (or whit you cal yourself noo) is 'Lament tae the Sma'' Isles' a pipe tune?

Dod

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Re: Scotia

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Postby scotview » January 1st, 2021, 5:51 pm

Evening Dod,

Happy new year !!

Have a listen to Celtic Airs album.

Really nice track is Leaving Lerwick Harbour (fiddle),

Loads o' lovely tunes, hae a guid dram an a richt guid new YEAR. !!

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Re: Scotia

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Postby kiloran » January 1st, 2021, 6:05 pm

scotview wrote:Loads o' lovely tunes, hae a guid dram an a richt guid new YEAR. !!

Google Translate didn't make a very good job of that :lol:

--kiloran

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Re: Scotia

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Postby TahiPanasDua » January 3rd, 2021, 5:48 am

kiloran wrote:
scotview wrote:Loads o' lovely tunes, hae a guid dram an a richt guid new YEAR. !!

Google Translate didn't make a very good job of that :lol:

--kiloran


I had no luck with Google Search either but it did come up with a random Swahili version as follows

"Gittin yir heid roon Scoats is a scunner".

Any Swahilians out there can help?

TP2.

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Re: Scotia

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Postby Charlottesquare » January 8th, 2021, 1:04 pm

Strange language, my grandparents moved here in the 30s (army posting) , my grandmother after a couple of days is reported to have said, "It's a funny country, I keep asking people questions, what is a dinner can?"


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