Language and Accents

When I first followed in the footsteps of my ancestral grandparents to Scotland I found it a little hard to understand their way of speaking. The Scottish people have their quaint sayings but also very different accents. Glasgow, Aberdeen and Edinburgh plus many small regions in between will have very different ways of pronouncing words and speech patterns. When they hear (from your accent) that you are an American they will make an effort to speak so you can understand.

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