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Thistle versus Rose: 700 Years of Love, Hatred and Indifference

Thistle versus Rose: 700 Years of Love, Hatred and Indifference (Paperback)

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'Ask a Scotsman for directions and he'll tell you which way to go. Ask an Englishman and he'll try to sell you a map.' Anon'Oats. A grain, which in England is generally given to horses, but in Scotland supports the people. 'Samuel JohnsonIt's 700 years since the Scots and English went head-to-head at the Battle of Bannockburn...and we've been winding each other up ever since. Has there ever been a better time to celebrate seven centuries of love, hatred and indifference?Susan Morrison and Albert Jack offer the view from each side of the border in this hilarious miscellany of Anglo-Scots rivalry, featuring quotes, stories and trivia from Stephen Fry, Bill Bryson, Jimmy Carr, Robert Burns, Billy Connolly, Frankie Boyle, Robert Louis Stevenson, Samuel Johnson and many, many others.

History & PoliticsRegional & national historyEuropean historyBritish & Irish historyHumourHumour collections & anthologiesPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesCultural StudiesPopular culture Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division Publication Date: 28/08/2014 ISBN-13: 9781473605015  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Susan Morrison is an award-winning Scottish standup and founder of Scotland's biggest history festival. Albert Jack is the author of numerous bestselling popular history books.

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