Karen_Broome at spe.sony.com Karen_Broome at spe.sony.com
Fri Aug 24 20:52:55 CEST 2007


  1. Name of requester: Karen Broome
  2. E-mail address of requester: karen_broome at spe.sony.com
  3. Record Requested:

     Type: variant
     Subtag: scotland
     Description: Scottish Standard English
     Prefix: en
  4. Intended meaning of the subtag: 

Indicates a variant of English found in Scotland. This should not be used 
to indicate Scots or Scots Gaelic. It is intended to distinguish Scottish 
Standard English from English variants spoken in England. 

  5. Reference to published description of the language (book or article):

Abercrombie, D. (1979). "The accents of Standard English in Scotland.", in 
In A. J. Aitken & T. McArthur (eds.),: Languages of Scotland. Edinburgh: 
Chambers, 65–84. 

Wells, John C. (1982). Accents of English. Cambridge: Cambridge University 
Press. ISBN 0-521-22919-7 (vol. 1), ISBN 0-521-24224-X (vol. 2), ISBN 
0-521-24225-8 (vol. 3). 

Hughes, A., Trudgill, P. & Watt, D. (Eds.) (2005). English Accents and 
Dialects (4th Ed.). London: Arnold. ISBN 0-340-88718-4. 

Karen Broome
Metadata Systems Designer
Sony Pictures Entertainment
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