The Orkney Islands are located off the northeast coast of Scotland. There are about 70 islands of which 20 are inhabited. The first people on Orkney would have spoken a Pictish language which disappeared when the Norse settlers arrived in the 900s.
"The Orcadian Dialect,"
Word Ways: Vol. 47
, Article 13.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.butler.edu/wordways/vol47/iss2/13