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Re: You say Toe-MAY-to, I say Toe-MAH-to, let's call the whole thing off!

Poster: Heather Swann <heather@pop.net>

> (a mere shnippet)
> Why am I writin this mailin' in Scots?  Because years ago my ain peepul were
> tauld, "Ye cannae speak that way here."  In the process o' the educatin' o'
> them, they were punished for how they spoke.  Jist a mindin' for us no tae dae
> that here.  We aa play this game thegither!
> Noo, gin I live past aa these papers I maun write fer ma univairsatie, I'll
> see ye aa efter!
> Aye,
> Eogan Albanach

'Sae weel wha ye say.  Mesel', I dinae use 'car' o' cause it minds me o' th'
modern one- I say 'wain', but I wouldnae say ithers couldnae do so theirsels.
I feel there are some words wha are proper, yet sound sae modern, tha we dinnae
use 'em so as to nae think in the modern wa.


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