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I Am Scottish

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    I Am Scottish No Matter What Anyone Says!

    I was born in England to a Scottish mother and Manx father but grew up in the most northernly town in the mainland UK and lived in Edinburgh for 6 years, despite what my birth certificate says I AM SCOTTISH. I look Scottish, I sound Scottish, I am a patriot (escpecially since...
    tron123 tron123 22-25, M 3 Responses Jul 12, 2008

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    I hate the referendum

    so much... It's horrible, it's really brings the worst out in people...
    musicislife00 musicislife00 13-15, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I have Scottish Heritage,

    born and raised in the US.
    hellcat88 hellcat88 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    Scottish Pride

    Hey I am not afraid of being from a wee place like Scotland. From the outside it looks soooo boring but there's no place I'd rather be. Who else is proud if their home land and not afraid to show it?
    xXMiriamXx xXMiriamXx 13-15, F Oct 17, 2013

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    Pride

    Love being scottish it may be murder capital of europe and have the highest rate of heart deseise in the world but it rains almost all the time and if you so desire you vlcan have a deep fried mars bar with a bottle of buckfast anytime you like.....bonnie scotland! Andy stewart.
    donaldwheresyertroosers donaldwheresyertroosers 31-35, M 2 Responses Nov 9, 2013

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    Proud To Be Scottish

    I am proud to be Scottish because for such a small nation we have given so much to the world wherever we have gone we have taken our culture our music our Gaelic language i have traveled the world and met so many people with scottish connections and wherever i have been in...
    deleted deleted 26-30 8 Responses Mar 5, 2012

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    I Support Scottish Independence I am not

    Scottish, I am Native American. I have been trying to follow the arguments for and against Scottish Independence and truly can not understand why any Scots wouldn't want Independence. If any Scots read this and can share links with me to some Scottish sites in support of the...
    Olowa Olowa 41-45, F 9 Responses Jan 2

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    So Far From Home.....

    I was born and raised in Scotland and im darn proud of it! I moved over to the states to get married and I miss home so bad!! Its so different here it drives me crazy. For example....I wore a spaghetti strap top the other day and of course ur bra straps SLIGHTLY show underneath...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Aug 1, 2012

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    TheGreenEyedGirl TheGreenEyedGirl 18-21, F 6 Responses Jan 31

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    custommade custommade 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 4

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    "Some people hate the English.

    I don't they are just wankers. And what does that make us. Scum of the earth. Lowest of the low." I am half Scottish. My mum was born ad brought up in Scotland. However she could not find work during and moved to London where she settled with my Dad before they moved to the...
    AwesomeGardevoir AwesomeGardevoir 16-17, M 8 Responses Apr 15

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    I Am Very Scottish

    On my mother's side, I am descended from pure scottish blood.  We claim the MacKay clan, but we are also linked to the Grants (including Ullysses Grant, distantly) and Walkers.  My legacy goes back to Pictou Nova Scotia and then to Edinborough and Glasgow and a couple of small...
    mikeshan02 mikeshan02 46-50, M 3 Responses Dec 30, 2011

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    Glasgow Gal

    He'll yeah! I'm Scottish and I'm proud to be! I was born in Glasgow which is were I get my Glasgow accent from, but I was looked after in a hospital in Irvine. I have other natural accents too but mostly you only hear my Scottish one. Don't worry I don't speak a lot of Scottish...
    ImOkayNow ImOkayNow 16-17, F 6 Responses Aug 12, 2011

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    Scotsman

    I'm a Scot from Aberdeen in the North East, love being Scottish because lets face it everyone loves a Scotsman and no greater sense of pride exists than walking around in a kilt :)
    leezer leezer 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 5, 2012

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    I'm feeling so much better today

    as I got told something good happened and also I got my project near completion
    Dg135 Dg135 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 14, 2013

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    Scottish

    I was born in Aberdeen and stay near Stonehaven. I absaloutly love it here, I am 16 and still go to school. Btw to everyone that is thinking about coming here, u should. Scotland is a great place to visit
    Scotlandsmith Scotlandsmith 16-17, M Sep 2, 2012

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    malpete malpete 51-55, M 4 Responses Mar 27

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    Scottish and proud!! bring on September our

    days of English oppression are numbered free nation once again!!!!!
    scotchbonit scotchbonit 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 27

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    Well, sort of. I did a genogram project (a

    family tree that therapists use to track and relate social/behavioral connects between a client a her/his family) and was able to trace my family back to the 1700s. That was a feat since I'm African American. I'm connected to the Weems family who came to the US in the early...
    QueenNox QueenNox 26-30, F 10 Responses Jan 19

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    I am English, so go f.

    uck yourself and you can cry freedom when I withdraw
    colbin colbin 46-50, M 5 Responses Jan 19

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    I hate Scottish stereotypes we don't all have

    ginger hair and freckles live in the hyndlands and eat haggis and drink irn bru
    mrsastonmerrygold mrsastonmerrygold 13-15, F 8 Responses Mar 2

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    As an Englishman , I can't think of anything

    better then Scottish independence and whole heartedly back Scotland's right to it. Only wish that we could vote in England as well, because Independence would be assured
    colbin colbin 46-50, M 3 Responses Feb 21

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    As scottish as haggis.

    As scottish as ginger. As scottish as a scottish lad in a kilt with the wind blowing against his bare arse.... Ok maybe not the last one O.O I was born in Scotland, raised in Scotland and shall always be Scottish and proud ^.^ where else could I be the weirdo I am and still...
    TeenyTheTwisted TeenyTheTwisted 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 27

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    Fit Like?

    I'm Scottish through and through, my whole family are fae Aberdeen but I live in Fife at the moment. My accent changes on a daily basis depending on who I'm speaking to, but the Aberdonian accent is my favourite :)
    Quiney Quiney 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 27, 2012

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    Rebeccaej Rebeccaej 13-15, F 7 Responses Jan 10

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    Yup Im Scottish

    yeah thats right im scottish and lived in scotland all my life.. both my parants how ever are south african! but again all my grandparents are scottish too.. weird huh? well i was speaking to my grand mother.. she says when she was about 18 she moved from scotland to Johannesburg...
    Dybbuk Dybbuk 18-21 1 Response Apr 12, 2013

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    Well, Scottish-american.

     Americans have a tendency to declare their ethnic backgrounds as their nationalities. The reality, of course, is that I am an American, but one of Scottish descent. Scottish. Not Irish. Nothing wrong with being Irish, I'm just not, and I hate hearing the words "Oh, so...
    VisforVegan VisforVegan 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 23, 2008

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    Proud To Be A Scot

    Born and bred in Ayrshire, Scotland, what can I say , love my country , love the people, where else can you get a can of irn-bru and a deep fried mars bar, heehee, I have natural red hair and I'm fiesty for being 5ft 4, don't let my smallness and sweet smile fool you ;)
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Apr 8, 2013

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    Proud To Be Scottish

    I am about 1/4 Scottish, but went to Scotland years ago and lost my heart to the place. My Step Father is Scottish, my biological side is is Scottish, french, German and Polish in that order, the French side went to Scotland and messed with them and the German and polish sides...
    mountainmom08 mountainmom08 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 11, 2012

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    AliceEliz AliceEliz 22-25, F 5 Responses Jan 4

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    The Scottish Rite of Freemasonry is mankind's

    last hope to usher in the coming Messiah by building Solomon's Temple on the Dome of the Rock. The end is near. Repent. #sorryGOD
    seasonedspy seasonedspy 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 10

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    Not Quite Scottish

    My maternal grandparents were from Scotland - part of clan McLaughlan. I also lived in Scotland for a few years in Helensburgh and went to the John Logie Baird Primary School but I can't say I am anything but distantly Scottish. My mum told me when I was a child that I would have...
    Duskdorm3 Duskdorm3 46-50, M 4 Responses Aug 23, 2013

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    100 Per Scot

    Och aye the noo..... Lol, although that's not how I really talk. I love being Scottish, although always thought my accent was quite harsh but on a recent trip to the states, even asking for a coffee caused attention from ppl in the ques ect, asking me to talk some more lol.. Was...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 26, 2012

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    Scottish ?

    This is a rant so please avoid if you have a sensitive disposition. See half the people that have clicked "me too" they aren't scottish ! their ancestors were. or they want to be. or they occasionally wear kilts. Sorry this winds me up. Due to the fact i was born in scotland...
    SpeakingToTheMoon SpeakingToTheMoon 18-21, F 16 Responses Aug 28, 2012

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    I'm 1/8th Scottish. Or something like that.

    I don't really know a whole lot of this mixed heritage about myself. From this heritage comes white hairs which is awesome since I'm native and I get white hairs here and there. Thanks Scottish ancestor for coming over and stuff. Yeee
    Orchards Orchards 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 27

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    ethanhollins99 ethanhollins99 13-15, M Jan 27

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    louiselloyd louiselloyd 66-70, F 3 Responses Mar 24

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    My Grandfather was from Glasgow

    and my Grandmother was from Dunegal IRL.
    owlmedic owlmedic 36-40, M Jan 19

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    Leaving Scotland

    Leaving Scotland was o e of the hardest things I have ever done. But I am scottish and proud to be part of that great nation .... and no matter where I live, die or rest for eternity ..... I will always be scottish and noone can ever take that away from me !!
    notsosmartypants notsosmartypants 36-40, F 3 Responses Nov 19, 2013

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    What Is The Age To Vote In The Referendum?

    i am 16 and i want to know if i am allowed to vote in the upcoming referendum. thanks.
    june1616 june1616 16-17, F 4 Responses Mar 26, 2013

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    Jarlaxle Jarlaxle 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 27

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    Half Greek half Scottish raised in South Africa

    living in dundee Scotland does that count ?
    jaydagreek jaydagreek 31-35, M 2 Responses Feb 7

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    Scottish And Proud

    I am from Lanarkshire and proud to be Scottish
    Daddyplay Daddyplay 46-50, M 6 Responses Nov 1, 2013

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    Half of me are scottish actually.

    My great grandmother married a scottish soldier in ww2 but get divorced. I was born in Brunei Darussalam (asian country) never heard before? I know right. I have never been to scotland. My family don't have any relative contact of our cousins in scotland till now. All I know my...
    MacbethAirwaves MacbethAirwaves 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 24, 2013

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    mm91 mm91 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 28, 2013

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    You will become independent

    and then you will fail. Hahahahahahahaha
    projectgwyn101 projectgwyn101 16-17, M 2 Responses Apr 14

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    Independence!?

    I am absolutely pro Independence! I am so 100% shure that we are better off on our owen! Why shall we stick to the union who is in fact more about what the english want! Do we get what we need? I dont think so! How big is our influence in Westminster? Small, I would say! How many...
    MiriamOfManassis MiriamOfManassis 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 8, 2013

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    MyNameIsEllie MyNameIsEllie 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 20

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    My ancestors were from scotland.

    One day id like to move there.
    willshadestrider willshadestrider 18-21, M 7 Responses Mar 16

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    Well I am not a full blown Scot,

    only little bit less than half. I inherited the Scots genes form my mother, she was half Scots her father was Scots born in Scotland. But I also get my Scots genes from my fathers side, but a bit off the beaten path. His grandmother was Scots.So what does that all mean? who...
    katyarty katyarty 51-55, F 3 Responses Dec 15, 2013

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