Creative Proverbs from the Gaelic Culutre
 
Creative Proverbs from the . .
Gaelic* Culture
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Background: The Gaelic language, also called Scots Gaelic or Erse, is spoken along the northwest coast of Scotland and in the Hebrides islands. Scottish Gaelic is a recent offshoot of the Irish language. Gaelic was introduced into Scotland about AD 500 (displacing an earlier Celtic language), it had developed into a distinct dialect of Gaelic by the 13th century, and as a separate languarge by the the 17th century.

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Proverbs from the Gaelic Culture
F
Do not judge by appearances; a rich heart may be under a poor coat.
R
Common sense hides shame.
A
If it is worth taking, it is worth asking for.
N
It is easy to straighten in the oak the crook that grew in the sapling.
K
See that your own hearth is swept before you lift your neighbor's ashes.
 

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