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Media: Radio/Web Broadcast: Scottish Language Archive

Submitter: Simon Musgrave

Submitter Email: S.Musgrave@let.leidenuniv.nl
Media Body: The BBC World Service recently broadcast a report on a planned
Scottish language archive. The web version is at:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/uk/scotland/newsid_1987000/1987171.stm

Simon Musgrave

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Issue Number: 13.1683
Date Posted: June 14, 2002

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