A 19-year-old American teenager, with no knowledge of the Scottish language, wrote virtually the entire Scottish version of Wikipedia, comprising over 57,000 articles.
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In Greek meethology, the Minotaur wis a creatur wi the heid o a bull an the body o a man or, as describit bi Roman poet Ovid, a being “pairt man an pairt bull”. The Minotaur wis eventually killed bi the Athenian hero Theseus.
A veelage is a clustered human settlement or community, larger than a hamlet but smawer than a toun, wi a population rangin frae a few hunder tae a few thoosand (sometimes tens o thoosands).
In 2016 a British reality show about surviving the wilderness of the Scottish highlands, but was cancelled after 4 episodes. The producers decided not to tell contestants that the show had been cancelled and allowed them to continue living in the wilderness for over a year to no end.
Glasgow’s Duke of Wellington statue was allowed to keep a traffic cone on his head by the local council because every time they removed it over the last 30 years a new one would appear within days costing them £10,000 a year to remove them.
Pedi people (a tribe in South Africa) wear Scottish kilts. Citing oral history, the use of kilts dates to 1879. They say that’s when the tribe lost a battle because its warriors thought kilted Scots leading a British army were women and held their fire until realizing their mistake too late.