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Foumart – card

Foumart – card

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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?

True foumarts, kent as thoumarts forby, is amang Scotland’s maist scarse mammals acause thay war first huntit for thair fur an syne sairly persecute wi gemmkeepers. Thay hae mony, mony names in sindry pairts o the Breetish Isles but in Inglis are maistly cryed ‘polecat’.

True polecats, also known ‘thoumarts’, are among Scotland’s most rare mammals, being first hunted for their fur, before being more seriously persecuted by gamekeepers. They have many, many names over the British Isles, but are mostly known as a polecat in English.

Backgrund

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

  • 7x5 inches (178x127mm)
  • Printed in Scotland on 350gsm silk paper that is Forest Sustainable Certified
  • Envelope included
  • The inside is blank
  • 'Whit beastie is this?' text is included on the back of the card

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