Kilts
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I've worn a kilt. I find it to be one of the most comfortable garments there is. Would I wear one now? Not bloody likely! I live in rural Nebraska.

I think a lot of the difference in reaction simply comes from the local culture. When I lived in Edmonton, it was not unusual to see a businessman on the bus on his way to the office, wearing a kilt, carrying his briefcase. Of course, Edmonton historically has had a large Scottish presence. In the first election the town held, the ballots were printed in both English and Scots Gaelic because many of the locals spoke no English. Burn's Night is a big thing (and it always includes haggis, which I love!), there's a statue of Robert Burns in front of the MacDonald Hotel (note the Scottish name), etc. etc.

On the other hand, my uncle was a sergeant in the Canadian Scottish Regiment (Princess Mary's), a kilted regiment. When I was a boy he came to visit us in Kansas. He wore his uniform one day to go downtown. He almost caused traffic accidents on the main street and I'm surprised he didn't get sued for causing whiplash in the people who kept staring as they drove by!
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Kilts - by Gondothlim 2 - 07-26-2021, 05:10 PM
RE: Kilts - by AlixSmith - 07-26-2021, 05:24 PM
RE: Kilts - by Gondothlim 2 - 07-26-2021, 05:31 PM
RE: Kilts - by AlixSmith - 07-26-2021, 05:45 PM
RE: Kilts - by FultonFan - 07-26-2021, 07:35 PM
RE: Kilts - by Gondothlim 2 - 07-26-2021, 08:29 PM
RE: Kilts - by VoxClamantis - 07-26-2021, 11:51 PM
RE: Kilts - by jovan66102 - 07-27-2021, 01:53 AM
RE: Kilts - by AlixSmith - 07-27-2021, 05:32 PM
RE: Kilts - by jovan66102 - 07-27-2021, 06:54 PM
RE: Kilts - by FultonFan - 07-27-2021, 06:33 AM
RE: Kilts - by jovan66102 - 07-27-2021, 04:45 PM
RE: Kilts - by FultonFan - 07-27-2021, 07:21 PM
RE: Kilts - by VoxClamantis - 07-27-2021, 09:07 PM
RE: Kilts - by Anon777 - 07-30-2021, 06:51 PM
RE: Kilts - by newenglandsun - 07-27-2021, 03:58 PM
RE: Kilts - by AnaCarolina1 - 07-29-2021, 03:53 PM
RE: Kilts - by newenglandsun - 07-29-2021, 04:13 PM
RE: Kilts - by jack89 - 07-29-2021, 04:39 PM
RE: Kilts - by AnaCarolina1 - 07-29-2021, 05:32 PM



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