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Thistle Versus Rose

700 Years of Winding Up the English

By Susan Morrison

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Celebrating 700 years of winding up the English, a hilarious miscellany of Anglo-Scots rivalry, published as we approach the Scottish Independence referendum.

'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

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It's 700 years since the Scots thrashed the English at Bannockburn. Has there ever been a better opportunity to celebrate seven centuries of winding up the English?

Exploring everything from money, diet, war and weather to language, love and landscape, Thistle vs Rose is a hilarious miscellany of Anglo-Scots rivalry. Introduced by Susan Morrison, it features quotes, jokes and trivia from Robert Burns, Billy Connolly, Frankie Boyle, Robert Louis Stevenson, Samuel Johnson and many, many others.

* published alongside Albert Jack's rival Ebook 700 YEARS OF WINDING UP THE SCOTS (9781473605008)*

Biographical Notes

Susan Morrison is an award-winning Scottish stand-up, with numerous radio and TV credentials to her name. She is also president of Scotland's largest history festival.

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  • ISBN: 9781473604933
  • Publication date: 19 Jun 2014
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  • Imprint: Sceptre
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