Arrrrgghhhh!!!! Triple post!!!
Mind you, its a scandal... so triple postings not out of order...
As long as we dont speak in a plummy accent, wear jackets and hate the French, he will continue to see us as inferior.
We shouldnt let these publicity seeking twats get us all het up - ignoring them is the best policy.
I missed this but I think I shall be watching it tonight - I must like getting angry!
Debenhams figures reveal that the top ten towns where demand for Y-fronts is highest are: 1) Liverpool 2) Cardiff 3) London 4) Milton Keynes 5) Manchester 6) Cambridge 7) Aberdeen 8) Leeds 9) Brighton 10) Birmingham
and theres not a Scottish tune amongst them. ;-)
Mind you, you might be able to argue that there is an Italian folk song in the list.
He was such a buffoon and a characature that I couldnt do anything except laugh. He was going for the controversial statement as a way to draw attention and to play on yah boo Nationalism - it is no different than typical football match style banter.
If he had appeared the impartial and learned academic that he is meant to be then I might have got riled but he wasnt. He couldnt be taken seriously and therefore I dont take any serious offence.
Much better to smile about it anyway.
However, the idea of underwear is to prevent ones outer clothing from becoming soiled.
Therefore, I can only imagine that those Scots who dont wear underwear must smell a bit because they wont be washing their kilt every day. It isnt something to be proud of. They should be ashamed for smelling so badly.
I bet his Ys are the baggy C&A grandpa type of 60s vintage.
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St George - I think youve misunderstood - It wasnt a survey with the choice of Y-fronts or nothing - it was Y-fronts in comparison to other types of underpants.