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From: S Viemeister <>
Subject: Re: What is the meaning of the term "Scot-Irish"
Date: Mon, 10 Mar 2003 09:06:08 -0500
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Sorted magAZine wrote:
> This is the point, the Celtic language of the Scots is called Scots-Gallic and
> pronounced differently in Ireland and Scotland. Also, if Gallic is a
> derivation of gall in Irish, which was most commonly used to refer to the
> Normans, it could, though I'm not sure about this, been used to refer to
> everyone who wasn't Irish, which would include the Scots.
My Scots Gaelic (note spelling) family pronounces Gaelic as gahl-ik. Irish
Gaelic speakers I have met, pronounce their language as gay-lik.
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