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Mornin' Efter

A dinae ken ma purage frae ma ale Ma heed is burlin roon, a canae stan’ A’m no the yin tae swalie toast sae stale an’ cannae yet get up withoot a han’

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Date: 9/23/2016 3:41:00 PM
I really liked this and yes, I was able to translate it "almost" perfectly. P.S. I am of Scottish decent. I am a Mc.....
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Keith Logan
Date: 9/28/2016 3:29:00 AM
You will of course know that Mc stands for son of. So a McDonald is branch of clan Donald. My name should have actually been Logue, the Irish branch of the family. Logans were themselves a branch of McLelland. My grandfather assumed the name Logan after the Easter uprising in Dublin where, having been sent as a Royal Marine to quell the outbreak, he turned coat and fought for the other side. Wanted for treason, he could hardly return to Scotland under his birth name.
Date: 9/20/2016 7:02:00 PM
oh my, it's very hard for me to get!! What is this dialect? oh, I looked below and noticed that at least I understood porridge!!
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Keith Logan
Date: 9/20/2016 10:41:00 PM
It's Laland (lowland) Scots.It spread out from the Lothian area. The North and West both spoke a form of the Gaelic tongue. This is the language Robert Burns would have spoken.
Date: 9/17/2016 6:42:00 AM
I do not know my porridge from my ale My Head is spinning round, I cannot stand I'm not the one to swallow toast so whole and cannot yet get up without a hand.
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Keith Logan
Date: 9/17/2016 6:46:00 AM
I wasn't looking at the original as I did the translation, that should still have read "toast so stale." Even without a drink I don't like stale toast.
Date: 9/16/2016 11:47:00 AM
I've been there, Keith. Enjoyed the dialect and the humor, though I couldn't decipher every word Love, daver
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Keith Logan
Date: 9/28/2016 3:34:00 AM
Sorry I missed you but I am glad you got some enjoyment out of this silliness. I find it helps to not take life seriously, it's far too short for worry.
Date: 9/15/2016 2:21:00 AM
ha ha ha the sad thing is I understood every word ... and I'm almost tea total lol:-) hugs Jan xx
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Keith Logan
Date: 9/15/2016 4:15:00 AM
Almost is the operative word, I also drink relatively small amounts and fairly seldom. That does not mean I don't love a malt whisky now and again (and again).
Date: 9/15/2016 12:47:00 AM
If you got your fancy tickled it musta been a good nite!
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Keith Logan
Date: 9/15/2016 4:11:00 AM
???
Date: 9/14/2016 7:21:00 AM
hahahaha... its must have been a beer guzzling party. is that Scottish or is it the drink seeping in your english. i love it it made me smile.
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Keith Logan
Date: 9/14/2016 2:28:00 PM
Weel, if it tickles yer fancy, it canae be bad.