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Scots / Viking

Message 37739 · Volleyballjerry · 14 Feb 2004 01:51:14 · Top

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

Scots / Viking

Message 37742 · Pia Walker · 14 Feb 2004 16:18:14 · Top

Robb

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

definitely tounge in cheek

Pia
----- Original Message -----
From: <Volleyballjerry@aol.com>
To: <strathspey@strathspey.org>
Sent: Saturday, February 14, 2004 12:51 AM
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
>

Calling Malcolm

Message 37743 · Pia Walker · 14 Feb 2004 16:19:50 · Top

Malcolm Brown - are you still out there? - please could you contact me
privately

Pia

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