Skip to main content

Swearing

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = CW

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Story about a man swallowed up by the ground on Bearnaray, September 1870

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/54
Scope and Contents Story telling how a man who was ploughing with two horses on 'isle of Bearnaray' [Bernera Isle, Earra GhĂ idheal/Argyllshire] was cursing when he and his horses were 'swall[ow]ed up by the opening of the earth. The hole is pointed out still'. Also noted is that there is a carn at the end of Teampall.
Dates: September 1870

Story about an insult made at Teampull na Trionaid, 20 January 1871

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/164
Scope and Contents Story collected from Alexander MacDonald, Cladach Chirceboist/Claddach Kirkibost, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist telling how when MacDhonil Ghlais [MacDhòmhnaill Ghlais] came raiding at Carinish [Cairinis] they killed a cow and feasted on it in the Temple [Teampull na Trionaid/Temple of the Trinity]. One of the men took his first mouthful of beef saying 'Ichidh mi so eir tailcas na Trianaid' and subsequently choked on it. A woman struck him between the shouldders saying, 'A Thrianaid a Thrianaid...
Dates: 20 January 1871