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Och aye the noo!

January 25, 2011

Och aye! Robert Burns is the 117th most frequently quoted source in the OED with 2846 quotations, 210 of which provide the first evidence for a word. These include agley, blether, Geordie, and nouveau riche! You can find more Scottish words to drop into conversation over dinner by searching in Timelines by Region > Britain > Scotland.