This is an outstandingly researched and compiled dictionary which deserves superlatives and compliments to Ian Crofton and Birlinn the Publishers.
It is a wide ranging guide to Scottish culture, idioms, sayings, reflections, myth and folklore. The range, history and insights are adeptly chosen, with an impressive array of quotes from less well known sources. History is covered, recent events, the Broons, Oor Willie, football, current politics and lots more.
Reading through this book you are guaranteed to become more informed in so many ways about the many aspects, identities and human qualities of Scotland. It is testament to Crofton and Birlinn that in today's… Read more