Scottish English

Michael Everson everson at
Thu Oct 20 23:07:53 CEST 2005

At 22:57 +0200 2005-10-20, Keld Jørn Simonsen wrote:

>Hmm, could subdivisions of a nation be used to specify a dialect of a

That would depend on the language.

>In the USA there are a number of states, and there are well-known
>abbreviations for the states. The same in Canada, for its provinces.
>India and China and Brasil and Germany and Switzerland and probably many
>more have such subdivisions of their nation. Great Britain too.

The United Kingdom.

>I even think there is an ISO 3166 part for such subdivisions, but I am
>not sure of the part number, nor whether the standard has been finalized.

Part 2.
Michael Everson *

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