Scottish Weather

Scottish Weather

Book Title: Scottish Weather

Author: Simon Griffin

Format: Paperback | 128 pages

Publication Date: 01 Sep 2008

ISBN-13: 9781845021948

"Say It in Scots" is a series of pocket books designed to inform and entertain the reader about the wonderful, rich and varied language of Scots.Like the Scots language, the Scottish weather is rich in variety, full of lights and shades, drama, romance and beauty. We have snow in winter, sunshine in summer, strong winds in spring and autumn and all four seasons can happen in one day. At least when it rains the Scots tongue has myriad words to cheer you up while you are getting drenched.The weather is a constant topic of conversation in Scottish communities from coast and country to town and city and Chris Robinson and Eileen Finlayson will take you on a tour of the country to explain the different ways the Scots language describes the prevailing conditions.In "Scottish Weather", you will find out the meanings of smirr, dreich, moor and other Scots words for rain, snow, wind, sun, the forecast, the seasons and weather lore in this informative and entertaining pocket guide. So, whether it is hairst, simmer, voar or yule, "Scottish Weather" will tell you the words for the weather around you.