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The first word spoken on the moon was "okay". (Or not - see comments). Seoul, the South Korean capital, just means "the ca...

Things that aren't really Scottish

Things that aren't actually Scottish

Scotch Tape

Scotch Egg (According to luxury food shop Fortnum & Mason, they invented the Scotch egg in the 18th century, at their Piccaddily headquarters.)

Butterscotch

Hopscotch

Scotchguard

Whisky (If you ask anyone from Ireland.  Try it, it's fun.)


Scotland - The word is derived from the Greek Scotos, the term applied to Gaels, and is first found in Latin texts from the 4th century; describing a tribe which sailed from Ireland to raid Roman Britain.