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Old 4th April 2011, 12:59
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Yeah the USA is only a bit over 200 years old. Thats a baby compared to Scotland, England and Ireland.
The USA must be on a different planet then , eh
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Old 4th April 2011, 13:34
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I think her calculator is broke too.

Half of my ancestors have been in America for thousands of years. My other half were in Scotland at least around 100AD

I'm amazed at how Americans think that life in this country began with their ancestors immigration.
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Old 4th April 2011, 13:45
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It may be that the question is in regard the the age of the nation of Scotland , the political entity not the land itself , and the USA reference is in the same vein .
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If you read my last response Dut you will see I answered that too. In most cases (the USA might be an exception) the fact is, despite when a political entity came in to existance the people already lived there... all that really changes is a name and (in some, possibly even most, cases) the person/people in charge!

When all is taken in to consideration, I still stand by earlier comment: its arrogant of Americans to only recognise a couple of hundred years of their homeland's existance! Scotland might only be 1,000 years old, but many of our ancestors lived here for potentially another 11,000!
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Old 4th April 2011, 17:06
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If you read my last response Dut you will see I answered that too.
My post was not a reply to yours .
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My post was not a reply to yours .
And nobody said it was!
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Old 4th April 2011, 17:33
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And nobody said it was!
So what exactly was the point of your petty post ?
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