Language

This page will feature some of the language differences that you might encountered on Mull – or more generally anywhere in Scotland. Examples range from subtle nuances in the use of English, to my feeble attempts to try to understand and pronounce Gaelic…

To start you off: “Where are you staying?” does not imply that the questioner thinks you are on holiday. It just means “Where do you live?”

Here’s a table:

Namedata1data2data3data4
Fred1ABC2DEF
Bill2ACD4FGH
Charlie3BCD6HIJ
Ted4ABD8JKL