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A Dash o" Doric

the wit and wisdom of the north-east

by Robbie Shepherd

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Published by Canongate Books in Edinburgh, UK .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Scottish wit and humor.,
  • Scotland, North-East -- Humor.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobbie Shepherd and Norman Harper.
    ContributionsHarper, Norman.
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Paginationix, 139 p. :
    Number of Pages143
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22449815M
    ISBN 100862415616

      Insert an Em or En dash using copy and paste. If all else fails, copy and paste the dash from another document, such as this page. Highlight the dash you want to insert:; Em dash: En dash: – Copy it. (Press Ctrl-C, or ⌘-C on a Mac); In your Word document, place the text cursor where you'd like the dash to go, and paste it. Doric is a dialect of the Scottish language, which you may notice in both how some of the words are written and pronounced, as well as the reference to Glasgow. The particular part of the country where Doric is spoken is in the Northeastern region of Scotland, particularly around the County of Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen City. Learn words from the Doric language and what .

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This book, the third in the series, presents the best of the two previous volumes - A Dash o' Doric and Anither Dash o' Doric - as well as a whole range of new material, making it the best introduction to the wit and wisdom of the North-east of Scotland available/5(11).

The book is divided into groupings of like stories (School-time, at the doctor, around town, embarrassing moments, etc.) each about paragraphs in length.

Short, witty anecdotes cataloguing the daily lives of the people of the NE. are recounted usually with a pithy A Dash o Doric book punch-line/5(10). Anither Dash O'Doric Paperback – November 1, by Robbie Shepherd (Author), Norman Harper (Author) › Visit Amazon's Norman Harper Page.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central /5(3). This follow-up to A Dash of Doric is a collection of true stories gathered throughout the North-East of Scotland, continuing the authors' exploration of the country's most distinctive senses of humour.

It covers childhood, work, love and marriage, the Kirk and old-age. This book, the third in the series, presents the best of the two previous volumes - A Dash o' Doric and Anither Dash o' Doric - as well as a whole range of new material, making it the best introduction to the wit and wisdom of the North-east of Scotland available.

eBook avec Kobo by. When Sir Harry Lauder left a concert on Deeside he was mystified that his kokes had not got the response received elsewhere.

It perked him up when, from the spilling audience, he heard a voice say, ‘Fit a gran A Dash o Doric book. It took me aa ma time nae ti lach.’ The Humour of the North-east is [ ].

Buy A Dash O'Doric New edition by Robbie Shepherd, Norman Harper (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low Reviews: 5. A Dash O'Doric. The wit and Wisdom of the North East East brings together two experts of our unique dialect, Robbie Shepherd and Norman Harper.

In this first of three volumes they collect real contributed funny stories from across Grampian. Read more Doric book reviews at. He is the author of the successful Stronach book series and Spik o the Place, and co-author (with Robbie Shepherd) of four anthologies of anecdotes relating to the Doric dialect of the North East of Scotland, published by Canongate Books and Birlinn as the Dash o Doric series.

Doric is such a broad dialect, that it is almost a language in itself. Whilst this book isn't a comprehensive introduction to how to speak Doric, it is like having a small dictionary of many of the current words and phrases.

There is a wry sense of humour throughout, the literal translation isn't always given, so much as what the phrase is used Reviews: 8.

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Dash O Doric: One for the Road at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users. In A Dash o' Doric: The Hale Lot, packed with anecdotes and stories covering childhood, work, love and marriage, the kirk, the school, old age and several others, Robbie Shepherd and Norman Harper provide a fascinating tour of the wit and wisdom of the North-east of Scotland.

Dash O Doric. The Hale Lot: An Omnibus Edition of A Dash O Doric and Anither Dash O Doric Hardcover – January 1, See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsManufacturer: Birlinn.

Robert Horne "Robbie" Shepherd MBE (born ) is a Scottish broadcaster and author, who is known for presenting shows on BBC Radio Scotland and for writing a column in Doric for Aberdeen's Press and Journal newspaper. Shepherd was born in Dunecht, Aberdeenshire, Scotland and is a fluent Doric speaker, a dialect spoken in Dunecht and across the northeast.

In A Dash O' Doric: The Wit and Wisdom of the North-East by Robbie Shepherd and Norman Harper they researched the earliest know record of the Doric dialect being used in humour. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Dash O Doric: One for the Road by Norman Harper and Robbie Shepherd (, Trade Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay.

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21 offers from £ Dash o Doric: The Hale Lot (Birlinn) by Shepherd, Robbie, Harper, Norman (Novem ) Paperback out of Reviews: 2. Dash o Doric: The Hale Lot eBook: Shepherd, Robbie, Harper, Norman: : Kindle Store. Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Returns Best Sellers Help New Releases Gift Ideas Gift Cards Home Books Sell Computers.

Doric Columns with a foreword by Tom Forsyth. Dash o Doric - One For The Road co-written with Norman Harper. Anither Dash o’ Doric co-written with Norman Harper and illustrated by Graham MacLennan.

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and co-author (with Robbie Shepherd) of four anthologies of anecdotes relating to the Doric dialect of the North East of Scotland, published by Canongate Books and Birlinn as the Dash o Doric series. Doric dialect (Scotland)ColumnistThe Press and Journal (Scotland)Robbie ShepherdScotland.

Dash o' Doric: the hale lot. [Robbie Shepherd; Norman Harper] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for In this book, packed with anecdotes and stories covering childhood, work, love and marriage.Accessible, authoritative and very funny, this book is a must-have for those who want to know the North-east better.

Norman Harper is the widely published author of the Stronach stories and the Dash o’ Doric series (co-authored with Robbie Shepherd), and was for many years a weekly columnist for the Press and Journal.Although many people call the hyphen a “dash,” dash refers to another group of horizontal lines in text.

The two most common dashes are the em dash and the en dash. Em dash. Em dashes — so called because they are (at least historically) the width of the character m — are used for emphasis or interruption. They can be used on their own or in pairs to offset a word or phrase.