‘Sauchie’ means too much to Scots for it to suffer this terrible decline | Kevin McKenna

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‘Sauchie’ means too much to Scots for it to suffer this terrible decline | Kevin McKenna

One of Glasgow’s best-loved streets faces an uncertain future after shop closures and the Mackintosh fireThree streets that have become emblematic of Glasgow also came to define a multitude of city childhoods. A walk along these streets was once called “up Sauchie, doon Buckie and alang Argyle”. The phrase describes a stroll that links Glasgow’s three main shopping streets in an almost perfect Z-shape: Sauchiehall Street, Buchanan Street and Argyle Street.If you were being chivvied into town – usually to…

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‘Sauchie’ means too much to Scots for it to suffer this terrible decline | Kevin McKenna