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Old 10-22-2019, 01:01 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.

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.

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.