How can anybody say that St Andrew's is the equivalent of St Patrick's day! Apart from being the Catholic Church's designated feast day of the country's patron saint, it has nothing else in common. The Parades, Shamrock, parties & fun that are associated with 17th March are celebrated all over the world - They certainly don't happen on St Andrews day.
To compare Burns to Jesus, well you must be completely off your trolley.
Far ahead of Shaky ha! ha! what's your idea of a good read then "Noddy's adventure in toytown"
The whole Scot (as opposed to Scotch) thing was invented by the victorians.