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Old 5th March 2015, 10:39
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Whereabouts in America are you?
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Old 5th March 2015, 19:32
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Great reply Mitts.

I've been trying to formulate a similar generalisation of Scottish men but cannot find one.

In Scotland, people from Glasgow are known for their warm welcome and friendly approach. But then they are also known for their 'hard men'. Gordon Ramsay is a pseudo hard man by the way and wouldn't last 5 mins in a Provanmill pub.

People from the Aberdeenshire area are supposed to be really mean with money. I prefer the word 'canny'.

Edinburgh is supposed to have an upper class attitude.

People from Fife are supposed to be sly. There is a saying “It taks a lang spain tae sup wi’ a fly Fifer!” which translated means folk from the county of Fife are somewhat cunning and devious.

But these are all tags that have been given over several generations and I doubt any of them are true nowadays.

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Old 5th May 2015, 19:21
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Hello Scotland,
I've joined this forum site out of curiosity, and perhaps with hope of getting to know a Scottish man. How forward and American of me, eh? To be frank, I've grown a little tired of American men. There's plenty of great fellas here, but the idea of meeting a foreigner is more exciting to me right now. I'm not looking to get married tomorrow, or even soon, nothing like that. Just attempting to expand my net of interest. So, I'm saying: Hello!
Welcome mitts, glad you checked in, us Scots are a wee bit thin on the ground but there are some here. My advice is keep posting and see what happens.
Yer Maw!!!!!
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