Hurcheon or hedger – poster
Ye micht ken yer Scots leid, but div ye ken the Scots names o aw the beasties?
Whit beastie is this?
This lanesome wee beastie o the nicht, affen stoppin tae sniff the air, is noo scarce gettin in oor gairdens. Wi the habit o rowin intil a baw whan threitent, it’s affen fund no faur fae humans an hibernates throu oor cauld winters. In Inglis it’s cryed a ‘hedgehog’.
This solitary little animal of the night, often stopping to sniff the air, is now becoming less common in our gardens. With the habit of rolling into a ball when threatened, it’s often found close to humans and hibernates through our cold winters. In English it’s called a hedgehog.
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.
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.
- Paper size A3, 420x297mm
- 350gsm smooth white board
- Printed in Scotland on FSC® Mixed Sources paper