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Aye in Embra

This windae belangs a marshmallae shop in Embra ('Edinburgh') an haes a sign hingin that reads 'Aye, come on in' or, in Inglis "Yes, come on in." The word 'aye' haes the twa meanings in Scots. Here the meaning is the affirmative (or, in Inglis, "yes"). Tak tent that some fowk maks a distinction in spelling atween Scots ay (Inglis "yes") an Scots aye (Inglis "always") baith pronoonced a bittie different. Aye (always) rhymes wi pey an stey.

Photie taen bi Laura Green.

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Uploaded on January 29, 2019