[LMB] Reading in different languages

Elizabeth Holden alzurite at gmail.com
Tue Oct 12 06:08:41 BST 2021


On Oct 11, 2021, at 9:40 AM, Elizabeth Holden <alzurite at gmail.com> wrote:
>
I said, about the Harry Potter books:

> I'd like that! I do have the first one in Scots.

A. Marina Fournier said

> Havers! I didna ken there was that buik in Scots! I maun find it the noo!

It's called "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stane"  The first paragraph
of Chaipter Ane:

Mr and Mrs Durley, o nummer fower, Privet Loan, were prood tae say that
they were gey
normal, thank ye verra much. There were the lest fowk ye wid jalouse wid be
tangled up
onythin unco or weird, because they jist didnae haud wi havers like yon.

I enjoyed it thoroughly.

namaste,
Elizabeth

Elizabeth Holden <azurite at azurite.ca>


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