Scottish English (was: LANGUAGE SUBTAG REGISTRATION FORM)
everson at evertype.com
Tue Aug 21 19:18:03 CEST 2007
At 15:58 +0100 2007-08-21, Caoimhin O Donnaile wrote:
>But Scottish English is clear and well-defined enough as a variety
>to be worth registering.
Where and how is it defined?
>The term "Scottish English" is one often used by linguists to denote
>the variety of standard English used in Scotland, as opposed to
>Scots (Ethnologue code SCO).
Does "Scottish English" include Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, and
>I think using the M.49 regional code might be a good idea if this is
>possible. Otherwise "en-scottish" would be fine.
In ISO 3166-2 SCT means Scotland. This is superior to M.49, at least.
Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com
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