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Linguistic Chameleons

Linguistic Chameleons

We’re starting to get lots of data now for the project and have begun to transcribe some of the interviews. Some really interesting points are emerging from what we’ve got so far. To give you taste of the type of data we’re looking at, we’ve included here a few extracts...
bidialectal, adj.

bidialectal, adj.

bidialectal, adj. /ˌbaɪdaɪəˈlɛktəl/ Of a person: having command of two regional or social dialects of a language, one of which is commonly the standard
I na ken far the quines is

I na ken far the quines is

I don’t know where the girls are
First trip to Buckie!

First trip to Buckie!

Once we had our equipment sorted it was time to deliver it to the native Buckie interviewer and get them familiar with the interview procedure. We set off from Glasgow on a miserable Friday morning. It was a stunning drive, beautiful scenery and as we climbed further north the weather just got better and better....
Equipment hunt!

Equipment hunt!

At the start of the project we needed to get a stock of equipment for the interviews we were about to conduct and also for the self-recording some of the participants were going to do. I spent a while researching different recorders and equipment and it all felt very back-to-school-ish which was fun. In the...