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  • Mar 07, 2012
  • 01:54 PM

Let's replace road signs with Pictish stones

John O'Groat Journal
The problem with place names is that they exist both in space and time. W.F.H. Nicolaisen in his scholarly book, Scottish Place Names, takes a lot more words to say essentially that. As some of the letters to the editor have pointed out, place names are already misspelled or Anglicized Gaelic or Norse names. Neither people nor languages are static.

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