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Old 10-22-2019, 02:01 PM
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Originally Posted by KneadToKnow View Post
You could very loosely think of it as the difference between British English and Scottish English
You mean English English and Scottish English - 'British' includes both.


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Originally Posted by harmonicamoon View Post
Since they are farmers, they must have come from the low lands. Hence, speak low German.
Eh? You get farms in mountain areas.


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Originally Posted by RickJay View Post
the analogy to most English dialects versus a really sharp Scottish slang is a fairly good one.
To nitpick, slang isn't the same as dialect, you're really talking about Scottish dialects (there are several) here.