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Thread #29891   Message #380412
Posted By: Seany
23-Jan-01 - 09:12 AM
Thread Name: BS: Scottish National Anthem
Subject: RE: BS: Scottish National Anthem
Tatties and Herrin'

because of the verse,

When the Queens wantin' men For tae fecht wi' her foes It's nae to the roast beef devourers she goes But awa' to the North To the brave and the darin' To the lads that were brocht up on tatties and herrin'

- the 'roast beef devourers' are the English.