Scots / Viking

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Robb

The Scandinavians are extremely houseproud, so it is probably for the barns
:>)

definitely tounge in cheek

Pia
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Subject: Scots / Viking

> Eric asks whether Scots words are remnants of the Vikings. No doubt so in
> may cases. It was from knowing the Scots "bairn" that I understood when
seeing
> "barnshampoo" in a Swedish super market that it was for children and not
farm
> animals!
>
> Robb Quint
> Thousand Oaks, CA, USA
>

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