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‘Each family has its Scots words or phrases, helping to maintain or establish bonds of kinship.’

In Cauld Blasts and Clishmaclavers, Robin Crawford has gathered a collection of Scots words; old and new, classical and colloquial, rural and urban – it’s a joyful and witty linguistic gallimaufrey and a perfect bedside read. In this video, he tells us more about his latest book.

 

Cauld Blasts and Clishmaclavers: A Treasury of 1,000 Scottish Words
By Robin Crawford
Published by Elliot & Thompson

 

 

 

Cauld Blasts and Clishmaclavers: A Treasury of 1,000 Scottish Words by Robin Crawford  is published by Elliot & Thompson, priced £9.99.

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