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Old 07-22-2008, 10:53 AM
 
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I know the specific definition of these terms, but is more common to refer to the specific or the general? I would assume the Welsh and the Scotch refer to themselves that way, but what do the English say? Totally interchangeable?
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Old 07-22-2008, 10:55 AM
 
Location: Stewartsville, NJ
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I know the specific definition of these terms, but is more common to refer to the specific or the general? I would assume the Welsh and the Scotch refer to themselves that way, but what do the English say? Totally interchangeable?
Well the scots and the welsh are considered British when they do well in the Olympic Games. They are called Scottish or Welsh when they don't do well

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Old 07-22-2008, 10:57 AM
 
Location: Stewartsville, NJ
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I know the specific definition of these terms, but is more common to refer to the specific or the general? I would assume the Welsh and the Scotch refer to themselves that way, but what do the English say? Totally interchangeable?
One more thing..word to the wise...never, ever, ever call a Scot or welshman for that matter, "English". Them's fightin' words and you'll soon learn what a Glasgow Kiss is
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Old 07-22-2008, 11:47 AM
 
Location: Charlotte, NC
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Well the scots and the welsh are considered British when they do well in the Olympic Games. They are called Scottish or Welsh when they don't do well
That sounds about right.

I am scottish with a british passport
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Old 07-22-2008, 11:57 AM
 
Location: Stewartsville, NJ
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That sounds about right.

I am scottish with a british passport
Here ya go son : ))


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Old 07-22-2008, 01:20 PM
 
Location: England/Wales
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Blimey!!! Isn`t the one waving the flag the little bloke from the Wine Gums ad???
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Old 07-22-2008, 01:22 PM
 
Location: Strathclyde & Málaga
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Well the scots and the welsh are considered British when they do well in the Olympic Games. They are called Scottish or Welsh when they don't do well
How very true.

Coloradowasp, Scotch is a drink and Scottish is people from Scotland
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Old 07-22-2008, 01:36 PM
 
Location: Stewartsville, NJ
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How very true.

Coloradowasp, Scotch is a drink and Scottish is people from Scotland
I missed that one : ) My partner HATES it when people call her Scotch! Or worse yet..Scotty!!!!
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Old 07-22-2008, 02:14 PM
 
Location: Strathclyde & Málaga
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I missed that one : ) My partner HATES it when people call her Scotch! Or worse yet..Scotty!!!!
Exactly!
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Old 07-23-2008, 06:44 AM
 
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I'm English first, then I'm European. I hate having to be British and having to live in the United Kingdom. I'd like to live in the United Republic of England, Scotland and Wales. Bring on the Republic; but that's another thread.
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