Yin ' oor correspondents (fur we dae hiv a cupple) spatted an interestin', an' indaid shackin', story oan the BBC website the o'er day. Ah'm sure he wis as bewildered as ah wus when he read it, but luckily he gat in touch wi' oorselves an' we hiv a chance tae put it richt.
It appears thit themuns in the Google hiv created an Irish Language service, fur use by yins in the Free State. Ah knaw thit the alarm bells will be ringin' fur yis already. Whar, we ask, is the Guid Friday agreed, legally required Ulster Scots equivilant? As Norn Iron's largest an' laist sectarian Ulster Scots web thing we hiv taken up the challenge an hiv e-screeded til the folk at Free State Google. Oor response is below, ah wid urge awl oor raiders til dae likewise. (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Ah wis playin' Spider Solitaire the o'er day, when ah happened tae luk at the statistics. It saims thit ah' hiv lost 14768 games o' it, whilst winnin' 1588. This gives a total o' 16356 games. If an average game takes yin minute, thy'on mains ah hiv spent 272.6 hours playin Spider Solitaire. Combine thit wi' time spent writin' this, lukkin at futball scores an' examinin' Busty Ballymena (fur research purposes oany) yid soon wurk oot thit ah hiv wasted ma hole life an naid tae fine o'er interests. Ah intend til dae sae soon, but in the maintime ah wus wunnerin' if any o' yis oot thar his wasted as much time oan crap computer card games?
Ah'm enjoyin' the fleg countin' thing at the battom o' the sidebar. It noo his mair flegs than Sandy Row in July, A fair smatterin' o' Union Jacks alang wi' a rake o' Free State yins fur the bonefire.
We are indaid culturally significant. We knew thit already, but its guid fur til hiv it confirmed by oor raidership.