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From: Renia <>
Subject: Re: What is the meaning of the term "Scot-Irish"
Date: Mon, 10 Mar 2003 04:00:45 +0200
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Jeff Cook wrote:
> "Steven Pilbeam" <> wrote
>>Scotch is a drink...Scots is correct NOT Scotch
> Scothch is the *American* term for the Scots who went to Northern
> Ireland, then on to America. My ancestors were among them.

Only if they have been drinking whisky, particularly when spellt like
that. America has known language-mangling tendencies.


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