The Broons Days Oot

Author: David Donaldson
Publisher: Waverley Books Limited
ISBN: 9781902407944
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A guide to 52 days out in Scotland, with over 200 things to do and places to go.

Mcluhan S Global Village Today

Author: Angela Krewani
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 131731834X
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This has always been one of the secrets of the success of the series which can
be estimated when one considers the following facts: in 2002 the Sunday Herald
declared 'Reading the Broons and Oor Wullie' to be among the '100 Things to Do
in Scotland before You Die'. Old annuals are sold at top prices of up to £4,000.
Oor Wullie's iconic status was also underlined when a family moved into the
artist's former home in Dundee in 2002 and discovered murals on the walls which
the ...

Confusion To Our Enemies

Author: Arnold Kemp
Publisher: Neil Wilson Publishing
ISBN: 1906000204
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Selected Journalism of Arnold Kemp (1939-2002) Arnold Kemp. celebrated the ...
Iforone would not wish toreturn to the dreary Scottish Sundays of myyouth, when
theonlybright moment in themorning was 20 minutes with'Oor Wullie' and the'
Broons' beforeKirk, when the highspotofthe afternoon was thedreary and
maddeningly repetitive radio programme Down Your Way, and when bona fide
travellers drankfurtively in suburban hotels soas notto scandalise the lieges. The
paceof ...

Media In Scotland

Author: Neil Blain
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
ISBN: 0748631828
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The 'crisis in masculinity' (Beynon 2002) has, within Britain, been seen as a
1980s phenomenon, emanating from a collapsing industrial base, a populist
distillation of feminist ideals, and a growth in women's non-domestic identities. In
the Scottish context, male angst, ... the rolling pin (immortalised in comedy from
The Broons to Rab C Nesbitt) was capable of terrorising grown men (in interview
on Channel 4's The Media Show, 13 May 1990). This mythology owes as much to
class as ...

Spirits Of The Age

Author: Paul Henderson Scott
Publisher: The Saltire Society
ISBN: 9780854110872
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Janice. Galloway. Born. Saltcoats,. 2nd. December. 1956. WRITER Saltire Book
of the Year, Clara, 2002 ... WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE? she'd roar,
SOMEBODY SPECIAL? Dulling enthusiasm, or at least not showing it, became
an intrinsic part of my education. This did not trouble me. I was a biddable child.
Most are. At home, I read OOR WULLIE and THE BROONS, the BEANO and
BUNTY. BUNTY was best because it had girls in it. There was Wee Slavey (the
maid with the heart ...

Comics As A Nexus Of Cultures

Author: Mark Berninger,
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 078645587X
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This has always been one of the secrets of the success of the series, which can
be estimated when one considers the following facts: “Reading the Broons and
Oor Wullie” was among the “100 Things to Do in Scotland before You Die” by the
Glasgow Herald. Old annuals are sold at top prices rising up to £4,000. Oor
Wullie's and Watkins' iconic status was also underlined when a family moved into
Watkins' former home in Dundee in 2002 and discovered murals on the walls,
which the ...

Edinburgh Companion To Contemporary Scottish Poetry

Author: Matt McGuire
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
ISBN: 0748636277
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Dream State: The New Scottish Poets (Edinburgh: Polygon, 2002), p. xxii. 12.
Carol Ann Duffy, 'Standing Female Nude', in Selected Poems (London: Picador
Books, 1994), p. 20. 13. Carol Ann Duffy, 'Recognition', in Selling Manhattan (
London: Anvil, 1987), p. ... Jackie Kay, 'The Waiting Lists', in Darling: New and
Selected Poems (Tarset: Bloodaxe Books, 2007), p. 20. 20. Ibid., 'Black Bottom', p
. 29. 21. Ibid., 'Race, Racist, Racism', p. 128. 22. Ibid., 'The Broons' Bairn's Black',
p. 159.

Scottish Newspapers Language And Identity

Author: Fiona Douglas
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
ISBN: 0748630430
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... colloquialisms (formulaic 'turns of phrase' which are fairly fixed in form, well-
known and hence institutionalised, and colloquial in register) for example Help
ma boab in The Record, a well-known phrase from The Broons and Oor Wullie. ...
Interestingly Backus (1999) argues that code-switching transitions occur 'at the
boundaries of formulaic sequences' (cited in Wray 2002: 41), so people are often
switching from thin — 112— Scottish Newspapers, Language and Identity 6.6
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