Bobby Hogg recently passed away aged 92. Hogg was the last person fluent in a dialect once common to the Scottish seaside town of Cromarty, about 175 miles north of Edinburgh.
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published Thursday, October 4th, 2012
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LONDON — In a remote fishing town on the tip of Scotland’s Black Isle, the last native speaker of the Cromarty dialect has passed away, taking with him a little fragment of the English linguistic mosaic.