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Sunday, 27 February 2011

Orkney Year O' Dialect

The year 2010 was named "Orkney Year o' Dialect" by the Orkney Heritage Society.  I discovered some poems on YouTube that were written as part of the event and thought you might like to hear them. They are read in the traditional Orkney dialect - well one of the dialects. Each island has it's own nuances and familiar words.

Click on the links to hear them :   Home Truths;   High Coo; Sea o' Dunder

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