Noisy Neighbours

Ignoring the source of the problem


Donald MacDonald from the Isle of Skye went to study at an English university and was living in the hall of residence with all the other students there. After he had been there a month, his mother came to visit him.

“And how do you find the English students, Donald?” she asked.

“Mother,” he replied, “they’re such terrible, noisy people. The one on that side keeps banging his head on the wall and won’t stop. The one on the other side screams and screams all night.”

“Oh Donald! How do you manage to put up with these awful noisy English neighbors?”

“Mother, I do nothing. I just ignore them. I just stay here quietly, playing my bagpipes.”


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Keep calm and bagpipe on. - Unknown

Scotland is the Canada of England. - Rainn Wilson

Twelve highlanders and a bagpipe make a rebellion. - Scottish Proverb

The Irish seem to have more fire about them than the Scots. - Sean Connery

My theory is that all of Scottish cuisine is based on a dare. - Mike Myers

If I wear too much tartan I tend to look like a Thermos flask. - Ronnie Corbett

The history of Scotland is one of theology tempered by homicide. - Ivor Brown

When you've heard one bagpipe tune, you've heard them both. - Jack Finney

Kilt: A costume sometimes worn by Scotsmen in America and Americans in Scotland - Daffynitions joe-ks.com

As far as single payer, it works in Canada. It works incredibly well in Scotland. - Donald Trump

I have a difficult time doing an Irish accent; even now, it kind of fades slowly into Scottish. - Robin Williams

The Irish gave the bagpipes to the Scotts as a joke, but the Scotts haven't seen the joke yet. - Oliver Herford

The great outdoors is a theme with me; a walking holiday in Scotland is perfect - Culloden and the forests of Aviemore are both favourites. - Erin O'Connor

We had hoped to have been bringing you Arthur the Human Chameleon, but this afternoon, he crawled across a tartan rug and died of exhaustion. - Ronnie Corbett


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13-Apr-2021