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10th Anniversary of Scottish Language Dictionaries

That the Parliament acknowledges that 2012 marks the 10th anniversary of Scottish Language Dictionaries, formed in 2002 as a successor to A Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue and the Scottish National Dictionary Association; recognises that Scottish Language Dictionaries aims to ensure the future of the writing, editing and compiling of Scots language dictionaries; commends its achievements, including the launch of the online Dictionary of the Scots Language and the expansion of its outreach programmes to promote Scots dictionaries to a wider audience and the building of relationships with schools, universities and community groups, and appreciates its commitment to increasing understanding, awareness and preservation of the Scots language.

Supported by: Aileen McLeod, Brian Adam, Bill Walker, Joan McAlpine, Graeme Dey, John Finnie, Liam McArthur, Adam Ingram, Bill Kidd, Kevin Stewart, Drew Smith, Colin Beattie, Gordon MacDonald, Rob Gibson, Alison McInnes, Jean Urquhart, Malcolm Chisholm, David Torrance, Stuart McMillan, Roderick Campbell, Mike MacKenzie, John Mason, Jamie Hepburn, James Dornan, Maureen Watt, Fiona McLeod, Christine Grahame, Dave Thompson, Annabelle Ewing, Gil Paterson, Nigel Don, Stewart Maxwell

Current Status: Fallen on 29/01/2013