Betty Kirkpatrick has written many Scottish books which include:
Greyfriars Bobby: The Legend of the Little Scottish Dog
Auld Scottish Grannies' Remedies
Scottish Wit and Wisdom: The Meanings Behind Famous Scottish Sayings
Nessie: The Legend of the Loch Ness Monster
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She has also written books about Ireland and London which include:
The Little Book of Cockney Rhyming Slang
The Little Book of Irish Wit and Wisdom
Betty Kirkpatrick has also edited the Roget's Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases and was the editor of the Chambers Twentieth Century Dictionary.
For six years she was the Reference Director at Chambers Books.
Betty Kirkpatrick is now a freelance writer and editor with a special interest in language and reference books. She writes a weekly column for the Glasgow Herald.
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The Little Book Of Scottish Wit And Wisdom
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