Mowdiewort or mowdie – giclée print
Ye micht ken yer Scots leid, but div ye ken the Scots names o aw the beasties?
Whit beastie is this?
Even tho its a wild beastie, the common hoose Mowdiewort or mowdie haes lang been livin wi humans, an is the skitterin soond yer hearin ahind the waw or in the roof. They’re kent tae be fast Hairy beasties an are able tae gaun richt up vertical surfaces. Ye’d cry yin a ‘mouse’ in Inglis.
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.
- 300 gsm pH neutral conservation paper with archival inks
- Digitally printed in Scotland