The Scots were the tallest race in Europe, according to the 1909
Census. But the carnage of WW1 changed that. By the 1930s, the average height
of men in Scotland had been reduced by 9 inches.
The Scots lost the greatest number of soldiers per head of population in WW1
Despite being a minority in a dominantly Protestant country,
Scotland's Catholic Church has the greatest number of observed Saints days
in the World.
Scotland was a completely separated land mass from England in the days
of Pangaea. They collided millions of years ago, and stuck together ever
since, but their geological composition is totally different.
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