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A Small Book of Translations: 04 - Catullus 3

Author(s): Alexander Hutchison

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SALVE, NEC MINIMO PUELLA NASO

Fine day, you wi the tattie for a nose
pirn taes, glaikit een –
fingers lik sassidges, wee dribblin moo
tongue lik a lamprey oot for its denner.

Braggit as bonny at the back o the Bin
(jammy piece t' some mealie fae Keith).

An oor Muggie-Jean comparit wi you?
Awa – it's nae wyse, it's nae funny.

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A Small Book of Translations: 04 - Catullus 3

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Text audience

General public
Audience size 1000+

Text details

Method of composition N/A
Year of composition 2004
Word count 64
General description Collection of poems in translation

Text medium

Book
Email
Leaflet/brochure (prospectus)
Magazine (e-zine)
Periodical/journal
Radio

Text publication details

Part of larger text

Text setting

Other Literature in translation/poetry

Text type

Poem/song/ballad

Author

Author details

Author id 420
Forenames Alexander
Surname Hutchison
Gender Male
Decade of birth 1940
Educational attainment University
Age left school 17
Occupation Writer / Senior Lecturer
Place of birth Buckie
Region of birth Banff
Birthplace CSD dialect area Bnf
Country of birth Scotland
Place of residence Glasgow
Region of residence Glasgow
Residence CSD dialect area Gsw
Country of residence Scotland
Father's occupation Medical Practitioner
Father's place of birth Spey Bay
Father's region of birth Moray
Father's birthplace CSD dialect area Mry
Father's country of birth Scotland
Mother's occupation School Meals Supervisor
Mother's place of birth Buckie
Mother's region of birth Banff
Mother's birthplace CSD dialect area Bnf
Mother's country of birth Scotland

Languages

Language Speak Read Write Understand Circumstances
English Yes Yes Yes Yes Generally/work/home etc.
French Yes Yes No Yes
Italian No Yes No No translation
Latin No Yes No No
Scots Yes Yes Yes Yes Socially/home/writing

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