The King James Bi­ble has in­spired the lyrics of more pop songs than any other book

The Scots Magazine - - Roots And Branches -

Bri­tain’s first take-away chips were sold in Dundee. Bel­gian im­mi­grant Ed­ward De Gernier set up his pop­u­lar stall in the city’s Green­mar­ket in the 1870s. 17th cen­tury res­i­dents on Eilean Mor had some weird and won­der­ful rules to fol­low. They weren’t al­lowed to kill a bird af­ter evening prayers; eat any­thing in pri­vate; or take sheep suet back home.

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