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Old 20-10-2006, 13:12   #8
SPUGGIE J
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Re: Help with English History!

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Originally Posted by garinda
Having been an Englishman who has lived in Scotland, I was always treated with friendliness and respect, though I suspect it's not always the same welcome away from the cosmopolitan cities.

However there is a deep rooted hatred of the English, which is reinforced by the Scottish press. Everything from Culloden and Bannockburn to the Highland clearances, are brought up at every possible occasion, usually in the context of a sports match.
Vey true. Never travel to the sticks unless prepared to take an ear bashing. Survived a wedding in Fort William dressed in a MacDonald kilt. The hatred is just under the surface and dosnt take much to bring it up especially at Hogmany parties.
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