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(hwɔː) or


a Scot word for who
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Once it was, "And your mother?" and when I had told him that she, too, was dead, "Ay, she was a bonnie lassie!" Then, after another long pause, "Whae were these friends o' yours?"
Sure enough: from the back of the crowd someone growls: whae do you think y'ur?
Across the greater part of his career, from In the Heart of the Country (1976) onwards, Coetzee tended to write at a distance from region and vernacular, and certainly from any form of national affiliation (Coetzee, Whae Writing 7-8; Elizabeth Costello 199-200).
Or should Auld Lang Syne, Scots Whae Hae or Highland Cathedral be our national song?
To the strains of a piper playing Scots Whae hae and A man's a man for that, the bundle of sheep's guts that was the haggis was brought to the marquee and traditionally stabbed.