Dug or hund – poster

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Ye micht ken yer Scots leid, but div ye ken the Scots names o aw the beasties?

Whit beastie is this?

The maist routh carnivore in the warld, it is jaloused that dugs wis the first beasts tae be domesticate, mibbe as lang as twinty thoosand year syne. The sindry breeds haes turnt oot hunters, gairds, warkers, companions an best freens. In Inglis, dug is ‘dog’.

The most abundant carnivore in the world, it is thought that ‘dugs’ were the first animals to be domesticated, maybe as long as twenty thousand years ago. Over many breeds, they’re in turn hunters, guards, workers, companions and best friends. In English a ‘dug’ is dog.


Miscawed bi mony as no a real leid, the reenge o names for the beasties o this kintra shaws jist hoo sindry Scots is. It shaws its mony links til ither northland European leids forby.

Decried by many as not a real language, the range of names for the animals of this country shows just how distinct Scots is. It also shows its many links to other northern European languages.

The airt

This colourfae drawing haes its oreeginal in mid-century design an pop airt styles, an is grundit on a texturt block o rowed ink. It’s a rare wey tae shaw yer luve for the leid an the braw beasties that’s intil oor kintra.

This colourful drawing hae its original in mid-century design an pop art styles, and is grounded on a textured block of rolled ink. It’s am ideal way to show your luve for the leid and the brilliant animals of our country.

Product details
  • Paper size A3, 420x297mm
  • 350gsm smooth white board
  • Printed in Scotland on FSC® Mixed Sources paper