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The strangest questions on the internet asked about Scotland

Sometimes the phrase ‘there is no such thing as a stupid question’ can be really tested on the internet.

We looked through popular question and answer site Quora; Reddit and Yahoo Answers to find some of the most common and strangest questions about Scotland asked on the internet. (Main picture: David Iliff)

Generally speaking, you become a member of a clan if you are born, or marry into it. But who knows, perhaps there are some who would accept pledges of allegiance.

5. Would it be possible to join a clan by just offering allegiance?

Generally speaking, you become a member of a clan if you are born, or marry into it. But who knows, perhaps there are some who would accept pledges of allegiance.
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Scottish - unless youre talking about whisky (note: not whiskey) or other food and drink products such as Scotch Broth. The archaic term Scotch is not used within the UK.

6. Is it Scotch or Scottish?

Scottish - unless youre talking about whisky (note: not whiskey) or other food and drink products such as Scotch Broth. The archaic term Scotch is not used within the UK.
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If baring all on the beach is your thing, its worth remembering this is Scotland where the average summertime temperatures are around 15-17C. There are however several official nudist beaches around the country.

7. Does Scotland have nude beaches?

If baring all on the beach is your thing, its worth remembering this is Scotland where the average summertime temperatures are around 15-17C. There are however several official nudist beaches around the country.
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Politics aside, yes it is.

8. Is Scotland in Europe?

Politics aside, yes it is.
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