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Speak Properly: An ode tae ma Glaswegian accent

17th November 2021

“The Glasgow accent was so strong you could have built a bridge with it and known it would outlast the civilization that spawned it.” – Val McDermid “Working-class”, “rough”, “unattractive”. These are a few words that have been used to describe Glaswegian in aw of its glory. The stigmatisation of Glaswegian has existed for years, ...