Mowdiewort or mowdie – poster
Ye micht ken yer Scots leid, but div ye ken the Scots names o aw the beasties?
Whit beastie is this?
This unnergrund hunter is awmaist blin, wi gey sma een. It’s sic a fash til aw thaim that loves lawns, even tho it eats the beasties that eat the plants. Canna be daein wi thae mowdiehills, but. In Inglis it’s cryed a ‘mole’.
This subterranean hunter is almost blind, with very small eyes. It’s troublesome to all those that love lawns, even tho it eats the animals that eat the plants. Can’t be doing with those ‘mowdiehills’, though. In English, it’s called a mole.
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