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Email correspondence - Jim McGonigal and Matthew Fitt 2

Author(s): Matthew Fitt, James McGonigal

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----- Original Message -----
From: "DR JAMES MCGONIGAL" [CENSORED: email address]
To: [CENSORED: email address]
Sent: Tuesday, June 21, 2005 12:16 AM
Subject: Re: muckle and mony thanks


Aw Matthew--

The baith o ye gie Scotland a wheech o inspiration that is sair needit in a land hauntit by owre mony ghaists o eejits an rogues. Sae dinna lose the hope ye gie tae ithers.

Awra best--

Jim


-----Original Message-----
From: "Matthew Fitt" [CENSORED: email address]
To: "Jim Mcgonigal" [CENSORED: email address]
Date: Mon, 20 Jun 2005 23:29:42 +0100
Subject: muckle and mony thanks

Jim,

Warslin awa at gettin Scots acceptit, ye can whiles get a dunt. Afore the meetin this efterninn, [CENSORED: forename] and I were juist that - dunted. We'd had a few guid clamihewits tae the back o the heid for wir efforts lately and yon can crowl in unner the skin, look like no comin oot again.

But the fowre o yous this efterninn. Thank you sae much. Me and [CENSORED: forename] kept on bletherin efter we said goodbye oot on the street and it wis aw aboot the suggestions made, the advice giein and hou we were gonnae git tore in again. Birse, smeddum, virr - that's whit the meetin gied us back. Sae thank you aince mair, Jim.

We'll git back in touch aboot probably a wheen o thae points raised, maistly by yir guid sel.

Fair fa ye,
Matthew

----- Original Message -----
From: Jim Mcgonigal
To: Matthew Fitt
Sent: Monday, June 20, 2005 9:54 AM
Subject: Re: Itchy Coo Advisory Group

That's great, Matthew. Sorry for the delayed reply-- have been under pressure.
 Best--

Jim

  ----- Original Message -----
  From: Matthew Fitt
  To: Jim McGonigal
  Sent: Monday, June 20, 2005 12:25 AM
  Subject: Itchy Coo Advisory Group

  Hi again Jim,

  Looking forward to seeing you this afternoon at [CENSORED: forename]'s office at 4.30pm.

  James and I would like to discuss mainly this:

  how to make Scots a National Priority for Scottish Education

  See you
  Matthew

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Email correspondence - Jim McGonigal and Matthew Fitt 2

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Year of composition 2005
Word count 318

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Author id 78
Forenames James
Surname McGonigal
Gender Male
Decade of birth 1940
Educational attainment University
Age left school 18
Upbringing/religious beliefs Catholicism
Occupation University lecturer
Place of birth Dumfries
Region of birth E & Mid Dumfries
Birthplace CSD dialect area Dmf
Country of birth Scotland
Place of residence Glasgow
Region of residence Glasgow
Residence CSD dialect area Gsw
Country of residence Scotland
Father's occupation F.E. Lecturer
Father's place of birth Cleland
Father's region of birth Lanark
Father's birthplace CSD dialect area Lnk
Father's country of birth Scotland
Mother's occupation Primary School teacher
Mother's place of birth Midcalder
Mother's region of birth West Lothian
Mother's birthplace CSD dialect area wLoth
Mother's country of birth Scotland

Languages

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English Yes Yes Yes Yes Work and home
French Yes Yes Yes Yes Used occasionally
Gaelic; Scottish Gaelic No No No Yes Very limited vocabulary
German Yes Yes Yes Yes Used occasionally
Scots No Yes Yes Yes Work (language study) and creative writing
Spanish; Castilian Yes Yes Yes Yes Used occasionally

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Author id 96
Forenames Matthew
Surname Fitt
Gender Male
Decade of birth 1960
Educational attainment University
Age left school 17
Upbringing/religious beliefs Protestantism - Evangelical Pentecostal
Occupation Writer
Place of birth Dundee
Region of birth E Angus
Birthplace CSD dialect area Ags
Country of birth Scotland
Place of residence Coulter
Region of residence Lanark
Residence CSD dialect area Lnk
Country of residence Scotland
Father's occupation Barber
Father's place of birth Belfast
Father's country of birth Northern Ireland
Mother's occupation Journalist
Mother's place of birth Dundee
Mother's region of birth E Angus
Mother's birthplace CSD dialect area Ags
Mother's country of birth Scotland

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Czech Yes Yes Yes Yes
English Yes Yes Yes Yes
Scots Yes Yes Yes Yes

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