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Thread #120595   Message #2658355
Posted By: Smedley
17-Jun-09 - 04:02 AM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Show Us Your Haggis? / The Haggis
Subject: RE: Show Us Your Haggis
My guess would be that the red nose is a reference to the Scottish propensity for serious drinking.

But I expect I'll get howled down by disgruntled Scots for saying such a thing..........

(There is a Red Nose Day in the UK, by the by, which is an every-two-years media charity appeal for Comic Relief, which raises money for projects in the UK & Africa.)