"Ignorant" = "rude" a Scotticism?

Douglas Bigham TlhovwI at AOL.COM
Fri Jun 25 17:30:36 UTC 2004

Confirmed.  I, and two other SoIL natives, all 25 or under, know and use
"ignorant" as "rude".  I also know it the other way as rude=ignorant, but I think
that's literary affectation creeping in.

Douglas S. Bigham
Department of Linguistics
University of Texas - Austin

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