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These examples of Scots are from the Burns Birthplace Museum in Alloway. They appear on information panels at the Museum. Can you read them?

Information panels

Burns Birthplace Museum - Factual

Though his position in society wis ower laich for him tae hae the richt tae vote, Robert wis nanetheless passionate aboot politics and made his writin desk his ballot box. Scunnerin the weel-daein and pooerfu, hooanever could prove a fykie business.

Robert Burns loved the lassies. He fell in love aften an wi ease, and wi mony weemun frae a wheen o backgrunds. The wey he treatit his lovers wis different ilka time, and ilka relationship affected Robert in its ain weys.

Interpretive panels from the Burns Birthplace Museum, Alloway. Reproduced with the kind permission of the Museum.