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Harry Potter… Scots Style

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Nicholas C. Rossis

You may recall that, even though I spend most of my time in Greece nowadays, I consider myself half-Scot after studying, working, and even starting my company, Istomedia, in Edinburgh.

Which is why I was so amused to hear on GeeksAreSexy.net about an Imgur user called whovianmuse, who recently posted some hilarious excerpts from the Scots language edition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone Stane. Yes, this is a real book:

Harry Potter, Scots edition | From the blog of Nicholas C. Rossis, author of science fiction, the Pearseus epic fantasy series and children's book

As the blurb explains,

Mr. and Mrs. Dursley, o nummer fower, Privet Loan, were prood tae say that they were gey normal, thank ye awfie muckle. They were the lest fowk ye wid jalouse wid be taigled up wi onythin unco or ferlie, because they jist widnae hae onythin tae dae wi joukery packery like yon.

It must be good, too, judging by the reviews:

So I got the Scots edition of Philosopher’s Stone for Christmas…

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Author: jowensauthor

I'm a geeky, animal/cat-loving author of Fantasy and YA Fiction. I'm a supporter of animal charities such as the WWF. I'm also a fan of anime and sci-fi/fantasy. I'm an avid reader as well, and enjoy mainly reading fantasies, mysteries, and books about animals. I have a B.A. in History with a minor in English. I also dabble in making jewelry, reading tarot, and am interested in the paranormal. You can find out more about me and my various books and writings at my website: http://jeanneowens.weebly.com. You can also find me on Facebook, Google+, Tumblr, Twitter, Goodreads, and Pinterest.

One thought on “Harry Potter… Scots Style

  1. Many thanks for sharing, Jeanne 🙂

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