"Ignorant" = "rude" a Scotticism?

James Smith jsmithjamessmith at YAHOO.COM
Thu Jun 24 13:20:10 UTC 2004

I have heard "ignorant" used for "rude" here in Utah
as long as I can remember.  Lots of descendants of
Scottish immigrants here, including me, but I can't
say this use of "ignorant" is or is not limited to
that group.

James D. SMITH                 |If history teaches anything
South SLC, UT                  |it is that we will be sued
jsmithjamessmith at yahoo.com     |whether we act quickly and decisively
                               |or slowly and cautiously.

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