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GUEST,Scabby Doug Lyr Add: Nicky Tams (33) RE: Lyr Add: Nicky tams 07 Jun 01

Sorry to keep on adding these in but I keep on spotting your italics ..

loon = chap, fellow.

Teachers in Aberdeenshire will still chastise kids for speaking of boys as "loons" and girls as "quines" or "queans". Some dialect terms persist despite all efforts of "received Pronunciation" and "correct" English teaching to deny their right to exist.


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