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From: Roderick Hay Bain <>
Subject: Re: The Hamely Tongue
Date: Wed, 26 Nov 1997 21:46:59 +0000

And Doric-----fit a reddup,meaning-what a mess.


In message <>, Robert DAVISON
<> writes
>That title is a book on the Ulster-Scots language by James Fenton, ISBN
>1-900423-00-6 published by the Ulster-Scots Academic Press, Newtownards, Co.
>Down. And I quote from it....
>REDDIN-OOT a clearing out: REDD THE ROAD clear the way
>REDD UP clear up, tidy up
>This is still in daily use here.
>Rob C Davison
>General Secretary
>North of Ireland Family History Society
>Vist us at

Dr Roderick Hay Bain

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