Thursday, July 12, 2012

On the map~ Fun facts about: Scotland

Ah, Scotland.
There is just something about Scotland that makes me happy. It could be the beautiful country, the bagpipes, the plaid, the awesome accent. :-)
Here are some interesting facts about Scotland!

Did you know?

 Scotland is considered the home land of golf

Charles Macintosh, a chemist born in Glasgow, is credited for having invented the raincoat.

Gaelic is an ancient language, but it is estimated that 80,000 people use it in everyday speech. However nobody in Scotland speaks only Gaelic and not English.

In the North East of Scotland girls are called "Quines" and boys are called "Loons".

Mar Sin Leat!

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