The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #2785   Message #12189
Posted By: Frank in the swamps
12-Sep-97 - 07:17 AM
Thread Name: Origins: Loch Lomond
Subject: RE: LYR. ?, Loch Lomond, verse 4

As to the infelicitous combination, the Scots pronunciation would be more "sleep'n/greet'n" with a soft T and a VERY soft P. The combination is, to my ears at least, sweeter than "sleeping/weeping."

Still cursing the darkness,