Lyrics & Knowledge Personal Pages Record Shop Auction Links Radio & Media Kids Membership Help
The Mudcat Cafesj

User Name Thread Name Subject Posted
Juan P-B BS: Wearing the kilt!!! (80* d) BS: Wearing the kilt!!! 27 Nov 05

About three weeks ago I achieved a lifelong ambition and bought a kilt - Just the kilt! Not the full regalia.

Most people seemed nonplussed and amused at a bloke with an obviously sassenach accent wearing the plaid.

One bloke in a pub had the decency to ask (on behalf of his mates) "Why the kilt?" - He (and his pals) were happy with "Because it's comfortable"

I wore it at a car-boot sale this morning and most people who said anything at all were impressed that I wasn't freezing to death - I suppose because it's wool! They were desperately cold in their denims

I wore it to a gig this afternoon in Oxfordshire and got a fairly positive response from a bunch of pub regulars.

The only negativity was at a 'choke 'n' puke' (McDonald's) near Didcot when a neanderthal in a car yelled across the car park "Hey mate! (I wasn't his mate) Why you wearing a skirt"

I yelled back that I couldn't hear what he was saying with his engine running so he actually turned it off and asked again - I said I couldn't hear him with his engine running and he told me that he'd turned it off..... so I told him I couldn't hear what he was saying with his engine running and he said......

I actually got him to yell 5 times that he HAD turned his engine off and eventually he walked over to me to tell me right up close.

I then said - "What was it you were shouting" and he'd forgotten! Even his boyfriend (I suppose it was his boyfriend) couldn't remember either - Isn't it worrying that these primates can reproduce

I think I shall enjoy wearing my kilt even more now

Post to this Thread -

Back to the Main Forum Page

By clicking on the User Name, you will requery the forum for that user. You will see everything that he or she has posted with that Mudcat name.

By clicking on the Thread Name, you will be sent to the Forum on that thread as if you selected it from the main Mudcat Forum page.
   * Click on the linked number with * to view the thread split into pages (click "d" for chronologically descending).

By clicking on the Subject, you will also go to the thread as if you selected it from the original Forum page, but also go directly to that particular message.

By clicking on the Date (Posted), you will dig out every message posted that day.

Try it all, you will see.