> Michael wrote:
> On 19/10/2015 14:58, BRIGGS JOHN wrote:
> > > You do realise, don't you, that there are parts of the West of
> > > Scotland (e.g. Strathclyde) where English was spoken before
> > > Gaelic?
> > > John, I presume that's a mistake and by "English" you meant
> > > "British" and the supposed name of "dun-briton" for Dunbarton?
No, English was spoken in that part of Scotland after British but before Gaelic.
The linguistic situation there is very complicated, with up to six layers.
> However, I really don't want to discuss this on Britarch - hence the email to
> you direct.