"Simon Caldwell" wrote in message
On Wed, 15 Dec 2004 09:57:02 GMT, "spongebob" wrote:
Yes, I did wonder how much Gaelic varies across Western Scotland
(Liathach being the one everyone debates about -th =g or th =
silent?). The language is supposed to be logical, yet there seems
be room for dispute?
The bloke in the kilt who used to live in the derelict caravan by
campsite in Torridon (and who now seems to live in one of the
(council?) houses there) was quite adamant that the correct
pronunciation is as it's spelled, ie Lee-ath-ach.
Well there you go then. Torridon is the only place that pronounces
*th* the English way!