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  1. Well done Scotland
  2. Why? Ginger sweaty bastards. What have they ever done for us?
  3. What the fcuk have the porridge wogs done now???

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

    Sixty LE Moderator Book Reviewer
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    What the hell are you wibbling about you lunatic?
  7. Three games to go! We can but dream and then it will turn into a nightmare!

    But come on ya bas!!!
  8. 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
  9. Yep, fair play to Scotland!
  10. "Why? Ginger sweaty bastards. What have they ever done for us?"

    What havent we done for you ya sassenach craphat remf!


    Roads,TV, ETC ETC( too long a list )

    ....and everthing else you stupid C.U.N.T

    And to think I sat and supported you fuckin lot with your arrse hole supporters......
  12. 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

    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)

    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

    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
  13. Fcuk the fair play bit we beat the frog twa_ts thats what counts
  14. well done Vandyke......and of course the Scotland Team...go on boys!!!! 8)

  15. All of which have never got me laid, whereas a few other countries have not shyed of the challenge. Therefore, useless waste of heather.