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(BBC-US)   Ewan McTeagle elated as "Animal Farm" will be translated into Scots; can ye spare a wee bob?   (bbc.com) divider line
    More: Amusing, Scotland, Scots language, English language, Literature, superb rendering of the book, Thomas Clark, Book, United Kingdom  
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2022-06-20 7:29:34 PM  
9 votes:
Translated by Irvine Welsh?

"That radge coont Jones ay the Manor Farm farkin' locked up the hen-house o'er night, likesay, but 'es too blootered ta remember tha farkin' pop-holes. Ah telt ya ta mind the farkin' pop-holes ya doss coont! Wi tha light fi tha lantern dancin' fi side ta side, likes, he lurches across tha yard, kicked oof haes boots, drew hisself ay last gless ah pish fi tha barrel down in tha scullery n' went up ta bed ta join that snoring slag Mrs. Jones."

farkin' Orwell's one ay those well schooled coonts, eh?


/Wait, the Fark filter's Scottish?
 
2022-06-20 10:01:53 PM  
9 votes:
Next, please translate into Pig-Latin.
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2022-06-20 7:15:51 PM  
8 votes:
Can I have fifty pounds
To mend the shed?
 
2022-06-20 8:35:02 PM  
8 votes:
If you can read What's Twenty Quid To The Bloody Midland Bank? without crying then you don't have a soul.
 
2022-06-20 10:02:14 PM  
7 votes:
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2022-06-20 10:17:02 PM  
5 votes:
Printing it in Welsh would lead to a worldwide paper shortage.
 
2022-06-20 10:00:40 PM  
4 votes:
Oh, give to me a shillin' for some fags and I'll pay yet back on Thursday, but if you can wait till Saturday I'm expecting a divvy from the Harpenden Building Society.
 
2022-06-20 10:09:08 PM  
3 votes:
I had this plan where we translate Atlas Shrugged into Chinese, Korea, and Russia, then we parachute balefuls of copies of it into those countries until a generation of libertarians rise up to ruin their economies.
 
2022-06-20 10:26:43 PM  
2 votes:
Unless it's Gaelic, Scots is a dialect not a language ya sassenach dobber.
 
2022-06-20 10:35:04 PM  
2 votes:

Ken VeryBigLiar: [Fark user image image 425x485]


... He's expectin' a checque in th' post!
 
2022-06-20 9:57:16 PM  
1 vote:
I translated it into scotch back in university.
 
2022-06-20 10:32:49 PM  
1 vote:

crumblecat: Unless it's Gaelic, Scots is a dialect not a language ya sassenach dobber.


"A shprakh iz a dyalekt mit an armey un flot." -- Max Weinreich
 
2022-06-20 10:35:15 PM  
1 vote:
I'm expecting a postal order
From Australia
 
2022-06-20 10:59:07 PM  
1 vote:
If it's not Scottish, it's cr....arrgh, I see.  Wrong thread.
 
2022-06-20 11:23:27 PM  
1 vote:

Nirbo: Gordon Bennett: crumblecat: Unless it's Gaelic, Scots is a dialect not a language ya sassenach dobber.

You don't know what you're talking about. Scots is a language.

Well, they came to the right place?


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