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#3
What the fcuk have the porridge wogs done now???

Nothing criminal I hope... though it would be par for the course... :twisted:
 
#5
get it right up ye, you cheese eating surrender monkeys
Well... That about sums them up really... Anything south of Hadrian's wall is French according to Jock here??? :roll:
 

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#6
Airborne_Aircrew said:
Well... That about sums them up really... Anything south of Hadrian's wall is French according to Jock here??? :roll:
What the hell are you wibbling about you lunatic?
 
#8
What the hell are you wibbling about you lunatic?
Well... It appeared that VanDyke was trying to be insulting to myself and Steve... However, having reread his post, (and this is only a wild arsed guess bearing in mind I'm in the US of A and therefore certain sporting information will never arrive), it appears that the porridge wogs beat the frogs at something. With that in mind and with my everlasting hate of all things french...

[align=center]Well done Porridge Wogs
:D :oops: :D :oops: :D :oops: :D :oops: :oops: :D :oops: :D :oops: :D :oops: :D
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#12
SparkySteve said:
Why? Ginger sweaty bastards. What have they ever done for us?
Road Transport Innovations
A steam car (steam engine): William Murdoch (1754-1839)
Macadam roads: John Loudon McAdam (1756-1836)
Driving on the left: Determined by a Scottish-inspired Act of Parliament in 1772
The pedal bicycle: Kirkpatrick Macmillan (1813-1878)
The pneumatic tyre: Robert William Thomson and John Boyd Dunlop (1822-1873)
The overhead valve engine: David Dunbar Buick (1854-1929)
The speedometer: Sir Keith Elphinstone (1864-1944)
The motor lorry: John Yule in 1870
The steam tricycle: Andrew Lawson in 1895

Civil Engineering Innovations

Bridges
Bridge design: Sir William Arrol (1838-1913), Thomas Telford (1757-1834) & John Rennie (1761-1821)
Suspension bridge improvements: Sir Samuel Brown (1776-1852)
Tubular steel: Sir William Fairbairn (1789-1874)

Canals & Docks
Falkirk Wheel: ??? (Opened 2002)
Canal design: Thomas Telford (1757-1834)
Dock design: John Rennie (1761-1821)
The patent slip for docking vessels: Thomas Morton (1781-1832)
Crane design: James Bremner (1784-1856)

Lighthouses[/b
Lighthouse design: Robert Stevenson (1772-1850)
The Drummond Light: Thomas Drummond (1797-1840)

Power Innovations
Condensing steam engine & improvements: James Watt (1736-1819)
Coal-gas lighting: William Murdock (1754-1839)
The Stirling heat engine: Rev. Robert Stirling (1790-1878)
Electro-magnetic innovations: James Clerk Maxwell (1831-79)
Carbon brushes for dynamos: George Forbes (1849-1936)
The Clark cycle gas engine: Sir Dugald Clark (1854-1932)
Wireless transformer improvements: Sir James Swinburne (1858-1958)
Cloud chamber recording of atoms: Charles T. R. Wilson (1869-1959)
Wave-powered electricity generator: Stephen Salter in 1977)

Shipbuilding Innovations
The steamship paddle wheel: Patrick Miller (1731-1815)
The steam boat: William Symington (1763-1831)
Europe's first passenger steamboat: Henry Bell (1767-1830)
The first iron-hulled steamship: Sir William Fairbairn (1789-1874)
The first practical screw propeller: Robert Wilson (1803-1882)
Marine engine innovations: James Howden (1832-1913)

Heavy Industry Innovations
The carronade cannon: Robert Melville (1723-1809)
Making cast steel from wrought iron: David Mushet (1772-1847)
Wrought iron sash bars for glass houses: John C. Loudon (1783-1865)
The hot blast oven: James Beaumont Neilson (1792-1865)
The steam hammer: James Nasmyth (1808-1890)
Wire rope: Robert Stirling Newall (1812-1889)
Steam engine improvements: William Mcnaught (1831-1881)
The Fairlie, a Narrow gauge, double-bogey railway engine: Robert Francis Fairlie (1831-1885)

Agricultural Innovations
Threshing machine improvements: James Meikle (c.1690-c.1780) & Andrew Meikle (1719-1811)
Hollow pipe drainage: Sir Hugh Dalrymple, Lord Drummore (1700-1753)
The Scotch Plough: James Anderson of Hermiston (1739-1808)
Deanstonisation soil-drainage system: James Smith (1789-1850)
The mechanical reaping machine: Rev. Patrick Bell (1799-1869)
The Fresno Scraper: James Porteous (1848-1922)
The Tuley tree shelter: Graham Tuley in 1979

Communications
Print stereotyping: William Ged (1690-1749)
The balloon unication Innovationspost: John Anderson (1726-1796)
The adhesive postage stamp and the postmark: James Chalmers (1782-1853)
The post office
The mail-van service
Universal Standard Time: Sir Sandford Fleming (1827-1915)
Light signalling between ships: Admiral Philip H. Colomb (1831-1899)
The telephone: Alexander Graham Bell (1847-1922)
The teleprinter: Frederick G. Creed (1871-1957)
The television: John Logie Baird (1888-1946)
Radar: Robert Watson-Watt (1892-1973)

Some Scottish publishing firsts:
The first book translated from English into a foreign language
The first edition of the Encyclopædia Britannica (1768-81)
The first English textbook on surgery (1597)
The first modern pharmacopaedia, the Materia Medica Catalogue (1776)
The first textbook on Newtonian science
The first colour newspaper advertisement
The first postcards and picture postcards in the UK

Scientific innovations
Logarithms: John Napier (1550-1617)
Popularising the decimal point: John Napier (1550-1617)
The Gregorian telescope: James Gregory (1638-1675)
The concept of latent heat: Joseph Black (1728-1799)
The pyroscope, atmometer and aethrioscope scientific instruments: Sir John Leslie (1766-1832)
Identifying the nucleus in living cells Robert Browen (1773-1858)
Hypnosis: James Braid (1795-1860)
Colloid chemistry: Thomas Graham (1805-1869)
The kelvin SI unit of temperature: William Thompson, Lord Kelvin (1824-1907)
Devising the diagramatic system of representing chemical bonds: Alexander Crum Brown (1838-1922)
Criminal fingerprinting: Henry Faulds (1843-1930)
The noble gases: Sir William Ramsay (1852-1916)
Pioneering work on nutrition and poverty: John Boyd Orr (1880-1971)
The ultrasound scanner: Ian Donald (1910-1987)
Ferrocene synthetic substances: Peter Ludwig Pauson in 1955
The MRI body scanner: John Mallard in 1980
The first cloned mammal (Dolly the Sheep): The Roslin Institute research centre in 1996

Medical Innovations
Devising the cure for scurvy: James Lind (1716-1794)
Discovering quinine as the cure for malaria: George Cleghorn (1716-1794)
Pioneering the use of surgical anaesthesia: Sir James Young Simpson (1811-1870)
The hypodermic syringe: Alexander Wood (1817-1884)
Pioneering the use of antiseptics: Joseph Lister (1827-1912)
Identifying the mosquito as the carrier of malaria: Sir Ronald Ross (1857-1932)
Identifying the cause of brucellosis: Sir David Bruce (1855-1931)
Discovering the vaccine for typhoid fever: Sir William B. Leishman (1865-1926)
Discovering insulin: John J R Macleod (1876-1935) with others
Penicillin: Sir Alexander Fleming (1881-1955)
Discovering an effective tuberculosis treatment: Sir John Crofton in the 1950s
Primary creator of the artificial kidney (Professor Kenneth Lowe - Later Queen's physician in Scotland)
Developing the first beta-blocker drugs: Sir James W. Black in 1964
Glasgow Coma Scale: Graham Teasdale and Bryan J. Jennett (1974)

Household Innovations
The Dewar Flask: Sir James Dewar (1847-1932)
The piano with footpedals: John Broadwood (1732-1812)
The waterproof macintosh: Charles Macintosh (1766-1843)
The kaleidoscope: Sir David Brewster (1781-1868)
The modern lawnmower: Alexander Shanks (1801-1845)
The Lucifer friction match: Sir Isaac Holden (1807-1897)
Paraffin: James Young (1811-1883)
The fountain pen: Robert Thomson (1822-1873)
Cotton-reel thread: J & J Clark of Paisley
Lime Cordial: Lachlan Rose in 1867
Bovril beef extract: John Lawson Johnston in 1874

Weapons Innovations
The Ferguson rifle: Patrick Ferguson in 1770 or 1776
The Lee bolt system as used in the Lee-Metford and Lee-Enfield series rifles: James Paris Lee
The MacKellar Heat Seeking Bullet: Kieran MacKellar in 2006
 
#15
vandyke said:
SparkySteve said:
Why? Ginger sweaty bastards. What have they ever done for us?
Road Transport Innovations
A steam car (steam engine): William Murdoch (1754-1839)
Macadam roads: John Loudon McAdam (1756-1836)
Driving on the left: Determined by a Scottish-inspired Act of Parliament in 1772
The pedal bicycle: Kirkpatrick Macmillan (1813-1878)
The pneumatic tyre: Robert William Thomson and John Boyd Dunlop (1822-1873)
The overhead valve engine: David Dunbar Buick (1854-1929)
The speedometer: Sir Keith Elphinstone (1864-1944)
The motor lorry: John Yule in 1870
The steam tricycle: Andrew Lawson in 1895

Civil Engineering Innovations

Bridges
Bridge design: Sir William Arrol (1838-1913), Thomas Telford (1757-1834) & John Rennie (1761-1821)
Suspension bridge improvements: Sir Samuel Brown (1776-1852)
Tubular steel: Sir William Fairbairn (1789-1874)

Canals & Docks
Falkirk Wheel: ??? (Opened 2002)
Canal design: Thomas Telford (1757-1834)
Dock design: John Rennie (1761-1821)
The patent slip for docking vessels: Thomas Morton (1781-1832)
Crane design: James Bremner (1784-1856)

Lighthouses[/b
Lighthouse design: Robert Stevenson (1772-1850)
The Drummond Light: Thomas Drummond (1797-1840)

Power Innovations
Condensing steam engine & improvements: James Watt (1736-1819)
Coal-gas lighting: William Murdock (1754-1839)
The Stirling heat engine: Rev. Robert Stirling (1790-1878)
Electro-magnetic innovations: James Clerk Maxwell (1831-79)
Carbon brushes for dynamos: George Forbes (1849-1936)
The Clark cycle gas engine: Sir Dugald Clark (1854-1932)
Wireless transformer improvements: Sir James Swinburne (1858-1958)
Cloud chamber recording of atoms: Charles T. R. Wilson (1869-1959)
Wave-powered electricity generator: Stephen Salter in 1977)

Shipbuilding Innovations
The steamship paddle wheel: Patrick Miller (1731-1815)
The steam boat: William Symington (1763-1831)
Europe's first passenger steamboat: Henry Bell (1767-1830)
The first iron-hulled steamship: Sir William Fairbairn (1789-1874)
The first practical screw propeller: Robert Wilson (1803-1882)
Marine engine innovations: James Howden (1832-1913)

Heavy Industry Innovations
The carronade cannon: Robert Melville (1723-1809)
Making cast steel from wrought iron: David Mushet (1772-1847)
Wrought iron sash bars for glass houses: John C. Loudon (1783-1865)
The hot blast oven: James Beaumont Neilson (1792-1865)
The steam hammer: James Nasmyth (1808-1890)
Wire rope: Robert Stirling Newall (1812-1889)
Steam engine improvements: William Mcnaught (1831-1881)
The Fairlie, a Narrow gauge, double-bogey railway engine: Robert Francis Fairlie (1831-1885)

Agricultural Innovations
Threshing machine improvements: James Meikle (c.1690-c.1780) & Andrew Meikle (1719-1811)
Hollow pipe drainage: Sir Hugh Dalrymple, Lord Drummore (1700-1753)
The Scotch Plough: James Anderson of Hermiston (1739-1808)
Deanstonisation soil-drainage system: James Smith (1789-1850)
The mechanical reaping machine: Rev. Patrick Bell (1799-1869)
The Fresno Scraper: James Porteous (1848-1922)
The Tuley tree shelter: Graham Tuley in 1979

Communications
Print stereotyping: William Ged (1690-1749)
The balloon unication Innovationspost: John Anderson (1726-1796)
The adhesive postage stamp and the postmark: James Chalmers (1782-1853)
The post office
The mail-van service
Universal Standard Time: Sir Sandford Fleming (1827-1915)
Light signalling between ships: Admiral Philip H. Colomb (1831-1899)
The telephone: Alexander Graham Bell (1847-1922)
The teleprinter: Frederick G. Creed (1871-1957)
The television: John Logie Baird (1888-1946)
Radar: Robert Watson-Watt (1892-1973)

Some Scottish publishing firsts:
The first book translated from English into a foreign language
The first edition of the Encyclopædia Britannica (1768-81)
The first English textbook on surgery (1597)
The first modern pharmacopaedia, the Materia Medica Catalogue (1776)
The first textbook on Newtonian science
The first colour newspaper advertisement
The first postcards and picture postcards in the UK

Scientific innovations
Logarithms: John Napier (1550-1617)
Popularising the decimal point: John Napier (1550-1617)
The Gregorian telescope: James Gregory (1638-1675)
The concept of latent heat: Joseph Black (1728-1799)
The pyroscope, atmometer and aethrioscope scientific instruments: Sir John Leslie (1766-1832)
Identifying the nucleus in living cells Robert Browen (1773-1858)
Hypnosis: James Braid (1795-1860)
Colloid chemistry: Thomas Graham (1805-1869)
The kelvin SI unit of temperature: William Thompson, Lord Kelvin (1824-1907)
Devising the diagramatic system of representing chemical bonds: Alexander Crum Brown (1838-1922)
Criminal fingerprinting: Henry Faulds (1843-1930)
The noble gases: Sir William Ramsay (1852-1916)
Pioneering work on nutrition and poverty: John Boyd Orr (1880-1971)
The ultrasound scanner: Ian Donald (1910-1987)
Ferrocene synthetic substances: Peter Ludwig Pauson in 1955
The MRI body scanner: John Mallard in 1980
The first cloned mammal (Dolly the Sheep): The Roslin Institute research centre in 1996

Medical Innovations
Devising the cure for scurvy: James Lind (1716-1794)
Discovering quinine as the cure for malaria: George Cleghorn (1716-1794)
Pioneering the use of surgical anaesthesia: Sir James Young Simpson (1811-1870)
The hypodermic syringe: Alexander Wood (1817-1884)
Pioneering the use of antiseptics: Joseph Lister (1827-1912)
Identifying the mosquito as the carrier of malaria: Sir Ronald Ross (1857-1932)
Identifying the cause of brucellosis: Sir David Bruce (1855-1931)
Discovering the vaccine for typhoid fever: Sir William B. Leishman (1865-1926)
Discovering insulin: John J R Macleod (1876-1935) with others
Penicillin: Sir Alexander Fleming (1881-1955)
Discovering an effective tuberculosis treatment: Sir John Crofton in the 1950s
Primary creator of the artificial kidney (Professor Kenneth Lowe - Later Queen's physician in Scotland)
Developing the first beta-blocker drugs: Sir James W. Black in 1964
Glasgow Coma Scale: Graham Teasdale and Bryan J. Jennett (1974)

Household Innovations
The Dewar Flask: Sir James Dewar (1847-1932)
The piano with footpedals: John Broadwood (1732-1812)
The waterproof macintosh: Charles Macintosh (1766-1843)
The kaleidoscope: Sir David Brewster (1781-1868)
The modern lawnmower: Alexander Shanks (1801-1845)
The Lucifer friction match: Sir Isaac Holden (1807-1897)
Paraffin: James Young (1811-1883)
The fountain pen: Robert Thomson (1822-1873)
Cotton-reel thread: J & J Clark of Paisley
Lime Cordial: Lachlan Rose in 1867
Bovril beef extract: John Lawson Johnston in 1874

Weapons Innovations
The Ferguson rifle: Patrick Ferguson in 1770 or 1776
The Lee bolt system as used in the Lee-Metford and Lee-Enfield series rifles: James Paris Lee
The MacKellar Heat Seeking Bullet: Kieran MacKellar in 2006


[edit] Medical Innovations
Devising the cure for scurvy: James Lind (1716-1794)[citation needed]
Discovering quinine as the cure for malaria: George Cleghorn (1716-1794)[citation needed]
Pioneering the use of surgical anaesthesia: Sir James Young Simpson (1811-1870)[citation needed]
The hypodermic syringe: Alexander Wood (1817-1884)[citation needed]
Pioneering the use of antiseptics: Joseph Lister (1827-1912)[citation needed]
Identifying the mosquito as the carrier of malaria: Sir Ronald Ross (1857-1932)[citation needed]
Identifying the cause of brucellosis: Sir David Bruce (1855-1931)[citation needed]
Discovering the vaccine for typhoid fever: Sir William B. Leishman (1865-1926)[citation needed]
Discovering insulin: John J R Macleod (1876-1935) with others[citation needed]
Penicillin: Sir Alexander Fleming (1881-1955)[citation needed]
Discovering an effective tuberculosis treatment: Sir John Crofton in the 1950s[citation needed]
Primary creator of the artificial kidney (Professor Kenneth Lowe - Later Queen's physician in Scotland)
Developing the first beta-blocker drugs: Sir James W. Black in 1964[citation needed]
Glasgow Coma Scale: Graham Teasdale and Bryan J. Jennett (1974


All of which have never got me laid, whereas a few other countries have not shyed of the challenge. Therefore, useless waste of heather.
 
#16
Scotland gave us the Alocholic, the red bulbous nose, the story that every cnut went to school with Kenny Dalgleish and they are all distant relatives of William Wallace, Robert the Bruce and bumped into Sean Connery at the social in Kirkaldy.

All fcuking Jocks should hang
 
#17
Airborne_Aircrew said:
get it right up ye, you cheese eating surrender monkeys
Well... That about sums them up really... Anything south of Hadrian's wall is French according to Jock here??? :roll:
wasnt insulting you, ye daft septic mash cnut :D my comment was directed solely at the frogs.
 
#19
Which part of my post wasn't true?
 
#20
SparkySteve said:
Why? Ginger sweaty bastards. What have they ever done for us?
LOADS

SCOTTISH INVENTIONS
For such a small country, Scotland has produced some of the greatest minds and the most significant inventions that have shaped the modern world as we know it today. The Scots have a lot to be proud of, here are just a few...
Adhesive Postage Stamps
Scot James Chalmers
Anaesthetics
James Simpson
Antisepsis
Joseph Lister
Artificial Diamonds
no name
Reaping Machine
Patrick Bell
Bank of England
Latent Heat
Joseph Black (1728-1799)
Brownian movement
Robert Brown
Buicks
David Dunbar Buick - (died 1929)
Cloud Chamber
Charles Thomson Rees Wilson(1869 -1959)
Chemical Bonds
Thomas Graham (1805 - 1869)
Penicillin (1928)
Sir Alexander Fleming
The Decimal Point
John Napier
Documentary Films
Economics
Adam Smith
Encyclopedia Britannica
Engineering Sciences
Fax Machines (early 19th Century)
A Blacksmith from Dumfries
First Cloned Mammal 'Dolly' The Sheep
(Edinburgh 1997)
Flailing Machines (1784)
Andrew Meikle
Geosciences (1785)
James Hutton
Golf (15th Century)
Edinburgh
Ivanhoe, Waverley, etc...
Sir Walter Scott
Hypodermic Syringes
Kelvin Scale
William Thompson
Percussion Powder (1809)
Alexander Forsyth
Logarithms (1615)
John Napier
Maxwell's Equations
James Clerk Maxwell (1831-1879)
Marmalade
Dundee Businessman
Mackintosh Raincoats
Scottish Highlands
Macadamized Roads
(Tarmac)
John Loudon McAdam
Microwave Ovens (1940's)
Colloid Chemistry
Thomas Graham (1805 - 1869)
Breech-Loading Rifle
Partrick Ferguson (1744-1780)
Tubular Steel
Sir William Fairbairn (1789-1874)
Quinine
George Cleghorn (1716-1794)
Pneumatic Tyres (1888)
John Boyd Dunlop
Hollow Pipe Drainage
Sir Henry Dalrymple (1700-1753)
Peter Pan
J.M. Barrie
Radar
Sir Robert Watson-Watt
Paleobiology (1815)
William Nicol
Polarization (1828)
William Nicol
Cure for Scurvy
anon Edinburgh Man
Halloween
Scottish Tradition on All Hallow's Eve
Refrigerators (1876)
James Harrison
Discovery of the Planet Neptune (1846)
John Adams
Bakelite
Sir James Swinburne
Iron Bridges
Thomas Telford
Sociology
Adam Ferguson (1723-1816)
Steam Engine
James Watt
Telephones (1876)
Alexaner Graham Bell
Thermos Flasks
Sir James Dewar
The Telegraph
The Scots Magazine (1753)
Television
(1922) - John Logie Baird
Stereotype (1727)
William Ged
Sulphuric Acid
John Roebuck
Steam-Hammer (1839)
James Nasmyth
Cure for Insomnia (1998)
Dr.Christine Carmichael
Paraffin
James Young
Sherlock Holmes
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Wind in The Willows
Kenneth Grahame
Treasure Island
Robert Louis Stevenson
Jekyll and Hyde
Robert Louis Stevenson
Auld Lang Syne
Robert Burns
King Arthur
Evidence of Scottish Links
Harry Potter
J.K. Rowling
Dandy, Beano, Children's Comics etc..
D.C.Thompsons
Oor Wullie & the Broons
D.C.Thompsons
Whisky
US Navy
John Paul Jones
Chilean Navy
Lord Thomas Cochrane
 

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