Just Plain Wrong Edinburgh Facts

Just Plain Wrong Edinburgh Facts
I’ve heard lots of tall tales and facts about Edinburgh – but not all your pub quiz trivia is made equal.  Here are a few little trivia tidbits, and what I’ve found to be the correct answer.  Some of them are surprising. Fiction: Scots call their dinner ‘tea’ because it’s usually washed down with copious amounts of tea. Fact: A nobleman in the mid 1700s is said to have been tired of tea-slurping, and used this classic Edinburgh greeting to make sure that he...
September 1st, 2010 | Andy Hayes | Read More | Comments: 0
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Myths about Edinburgh, Scotland

First we had usless trivia about Edinburgh. Then it was a round of random facts about Edinburgh. And now it’s time for myths about Edinburgh. We could write a whole article about the “stuff” that is hidden underneath Rosslyn Chapel.  The fact is, nobody knows.  If anybody does know, it would be the Earl of Roslyn and his family – but they’ve covered their tracks well, as it appears the crypt underneath the chapel is still well sealed. The weather here is not as abysmal...
August 8th, 2009 | Andy Hayes | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: facts, myths, News, trivia

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