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Origin of the Sporran

The Sporran, which is Scottish Gaelic for "purse," is a traditional component of the male Scottish Highland Dress. In this infographic, we take a look at the origin of the sporran as well as look at a few different styles that are available today.

Useful terms for a complete Scottish dress outfit! :) I knew most of these already, but not quite all.

Useful terms for a complete Scottish dress outfit! If your kilt is above the knee you are a boy, if below the knee you are a man.

You take your life in your own hands saying the wrong word to some people.

American Scottish on

KILT - what happened to the last person who called it a skirt .as in "he was kilt". (a little Scottish humor)

Kilt pins

Large Bulldog Thistle Kilt Pin by MacGregor MacDuff - Beautifully designed kilt pin it is sure to be a stand out for any highland dress outfit

Scottish-English is colorful and quirky. See some popular words, sayings and slang right here.

Heard these my whole life Authentic Scottish sayings, words and phrases. Complete with 'sassenach' (English) translations! Enjoy a taste of our unique Scottish language.