Scots 101

An Introduction into all things Scottish

Here’s tae us!

LionflagWha’s like us?

“Damn few and they’re a’ died.”

 

So what IS like us?

There is so much that sets Scotland and Scots apart from the rest of Europe.  Here’s just a quick course in “Scots 101″

LANGUAGE:  English, Scots, and Scots Gaelic

CHURCH:  Church of Scotland (Presbyterian)

MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS:  Great highland bagpipes, Scottish Fiddle, Scottish harp (Clarsach)

ATTIRE:  Kilt

DANCE:  Highland fling

ALCOHOLIC SPIRITS:  Scotch whisky

DOGS:  Scottish Terrier, West Highland Terrier, Scottish Deer Hound

CATTLE: Highland cattle, Aberdeen Angus

HORSES:  Clydesdale, Shetland pony

WEAPONS:  Claymore

 

and there’s more to come…