Despite the problems it faces Ulster-Scots endures…

Thoughts on Ulster-Scots Certain things come with the territory if you publicly admit to an interest in Ulster-Scots. It’s likely that people nearby will suddenly become linguistic experts, with strong opinions on what is a “proper language” and what isn’t. You may be told that Ulster-Scots is a recent invention, possibly concocted by Unionists in the 1990s. You might be expected to laugh at a recycled joke about a Ballymena accent, or talking like a farmer. You might have to … Continue reading Despite the problems it faces Ulster-Scots endures…