Scottish English

Michael Everson everson at
Wed Aug 22 09:48:10 CEST 2007

At 21:42 -0700 2007-08-21, Doug Ewell wrote:

>I understood perhaps 20% to 30% of this on first hearing.  I am sure 
>I would have done better listening to Spanish.

I understood most of what Mr Smeaton said. But I live in rural Mayo.

>>Does "Scottish English" include Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, and 
>>Inverness equally?
>No more nor less so than "en-US" includes Brooklyn, Minneapolis, 
>Santa Monica, and Biloxi.

en-GB is equivalent to en-US at that level of abstraction, methinks.
Michael Everson *

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