Blogging from the Highlands of Scotland until I return to the Murcia region of Spain in the Autumn for a month or so 'From fanaticism to barbarism is only one step' - Diderot
Saturday, 26 March 2005
Och, we'll hae nae skirrrts here!
Camridge University has outlawed the wearing of 'national costumes' at graduation ceremonies, which means that Scots may no longer wear kilts. Obviously some of the more idiotic amongst our so-called intellectual and/or big-government 'glitterati' take this amiss, one even seeing this as a slight relating to 1746; talk about being thin-skinned! Have people nothing better to get agitated about?
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