Saumon or lax – poster
Ye micht ken yer Scots leid, but div ye ken the Scots names o aw the beasties?
Whit beastie is this?
A fish that bides in inland watters for its first years afore soumin intae the Atlantic as an adult, the saumon is weel kent for comen back hame for tae spawn in its caufgrund. Scotland is the ae place whaur saumon daes this aw year roond. Thay’r cryed ‘salmon’ in Inglis.
A fish that lives in inland waters for its early years before swimming into the Atlantic as an adult, the ‘saumon’ is well known for coming back to its birth place to spawn. Scotland is the only place where ‘saumon’ do this all year round. They’re called ‘salmon’ in English.
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