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Forum: Scottish Politics 3rd February 2011, 11:36
Replies: 108
Views: 14,452
Posted By wullie m
The report on STV news at six, re' Devine's...

The report on STV news at six, re' Devine's fiddling, never mentioned the word "Labour" once, it was "Jim Devine the former MP for Livingston" several times, do they just assume folk know that an MP...
Forum: Whats happening in Scotland? 3rd February 2011, 11:30
Replies: 65
Views: 48,344
Posted By wullie m
Lachie, is that bleeding heart thing, a new...

Lachie, is that bleeding heart thing, a new Valentine's Day logo you've aquired? wullie.
Forum: History 2nd February 2011, 00:11
Replies: 2
Views: 1,575
Posted By wullie m
The monument to William Wallace at Stirling. ...

The monument to William Wallace at Stirling. wullie.
Forum: Clans 2nd February 2011, 00:09
Replies: 15
Views: 5,855
Posted By wullie m
Very old Scottish name, Lothians & Perthshire,...

Very old Scottish name, Lothians & Perthshire, means a peddlar, first recorded 1296, a Ralph Chapman, murdered, Dundee, William Chapman was Provost of Aberdeen 1327, Thomas Chapman, merchant, had his...
Forum: Genealogy 1st February 2011, 09:01
Replies: 1
Views: 1,336
Posted By wullie m
M.Sturt, it could be that your ancestor was...

M.Sturt, it could be that your ancestor was originally with the "Scotch Brigade" which was raised for the Dutch service and paid by the Netherlands. There were many different...
Forum: Literature and Film 26th January 2011, 22:16
Replies: 14
Views: 15,441
Posted By wullie m
We're talking movie stars here, which by...

We're talking movie stars here, which by definition, means Hollywood, Meek was as Scottish as Connery, only a more prolific, if character, artist. There is nobody comes close.
This was the time...
Forum: Literature and Film 26th January 2011, 09:16
Replies: 14
Views: 15,441
Posted By wullie m
The anwer is Donald Meek. wullie.

The anwer is Donald Meek. wullie.
Forum: Travel 20th January 2011, 11:13
Replies: 14
Views: 3,748
Posted By wullie m
What the guy should have advertised for was...

What the guy should have advertised for was "B***h Wanted!" because the Crofter ticks all the boxes in that department.
What exactly is inside her Harris Tweed knickers is wide open to speculation....
Forum: Travel 19th January 2011, 09:17
Replies: 14
Views: 3,748
Posted By wullie m
Well I see Crofter's escaped from the institution...

Well I see Crofter's escaped from the institution again, the electric shock treatment doesn't seem to have had much a lasting effect. It's Sarah Palin meets Flora Macdonald, only she's back to being...
Forum: Language 18th January 2011, 14:28
Replies: 39
Views: 6,988
Posted By wullie m
As in, "Is that yer Ayrshire bacon or are you...

As in, "Is that yer Ayrshire bacon or are you just warming your hands!"

wullie.
Forum: Language 17th January 2011, 17:29
Replies: 41
Views: 7,001
Posted By wullie m
A lot more cool and a lot more extinct! The...

A lot more cool and a lot more extinct! The problem here is that we have nutters such as yourself, who have probably never set foot in this country, spouting romantic tripe on a subject which you...
Forum: Language 17th January 2011, 15:20
Replies: 41
Views: 7,001
Posted By wullie m
And good luck to all of them! The truth is...

And good luck to all of them!
The truth is that both Scots & Gaelic are agricultural languages which never survived the move to the city. Gaels & Irish flocked to Glasgow by the hundreds of...
Forum: Scottish Politics 17th January 2011, 14:57
Replies: 108
Views: 14,452
Posted By wullie m
Labour, sadly, looks like forming the next...

Labour, sadly, looks like forming the next government, according to today's poll. Gray's a pratt but looks like being the next Fudd Minister! wullie.
Forum: Language 17th January 2011, 14:55
Replies: 39
Views: 6,988
Posted By wullie m
Shufty Kush! wullie,.

Shufty Kush! wullie,.
Forum: Language 17th January 2011, 11:57
Replies: 41
Views: 7,001
Posted By wullie m
Quite right Lachie, Scots is going the way of...

Quite right Lachie, Scots is going the way of Gaelic/Irish, what we have now in the cities (and 80% of us live in the cities), is an accent plus some Scots words. Speaking "Some Gaelic" is down to...
Forum: Clans 17th January 2011, 11:41
Replies: 47
Views: 40,970
Posted By wullie m
That's why a small lead billet was advisable! ...

That's why a small lead billet was advisable! wullie,
Forum: Clans 17th January 2011, 10:17
Replies: 47
Views: 40,970
Posted By wullie m
Ah think the sporran's supposed to be worn...

Ah think the sporran's supposed to be worn ootside! wullie.
Forum: History 17th January 2011, 10:15
Replies: 119
Views: 48,380
Posted By wullie m
Cadbren, don't know where you've sprung from but...

Cadbren, don't know where you've sprung from but am very impressed with your posts so far. A breath of fresh air on here! wullie.
Forum: Cuisine 17th January 2011, 10:13
Replies: 28
Views: 25,547
Posted By wullie m
Are we getting the whole dictionary? wullie.

Are we getting the whole dictionary? wullie.
Forum: Language 17th January 2011, 10:11
Replies: 41
Views: 7,001
Posted By wullie m
If anybody was guilty of eroding Highland...

If anybody was guilty of eroding Highland Culture/Language it was Skene, he "impartially" set out to diminish the connection between the Gaels & Ireland, Gaelic of course, is Irish, one and the same!...
Forum: History 17th January 2011, 09:53
Replies: 119
Views: 48,380
Posted By wullie m
Not tae mention the Sioux noo, or Pawnee Mary of...

Not tae mention the Sioux noo, or Pawnee Mary of Argyle! Apparently imperialism is bad. There are lots of places were run better under the British than their present dire case! Pakistan for starters....
Forum: Genealogy 17th January 2011, 09:45
Replies: 19
Views: 3,415
Posted By wullie m
Check the 1841 census. wullie.

Check the 1841 census. wullie.
Forum: Language 16th January 2011, 15:08
Replies: 9
Views: 4,836
Posted By wullie m
The self same English screwball Pol' ...

The self same English screwball Pol' wullie.
Forum: Language 16th January 2011, 14:33
Replies: 41
Views: 7,001
Posted By wullie m
I see you've got yourself a new name! anyhow but...

I see you've got yourself a new name! anyhow but the same auld pish being spouted. More pedantic drivel. Scots is Scots and aye will be, get used tae it! Away and get yersel a life, youre as big an...
Forum: Language 16th January 2011, 10:24
Replies: 61
Views: 11,036
Posted By wullie m
Now Lachie, you know this guy has never let a...

Now Lachie, you know this guy has never let a sense of proportion get in the road of his arguments. wullie.
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