I was asked if I was Scottish

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I was asked if I was Scottish

Postby Bamaskirting » Sun Sep 11, 2016 2:53 am

I just got back from an emergency late night run to Home Depot. I decided to wear my new Lularoe skirt and same old Black Label Socieypty tee. I got to the cashier and she politely asked if I was Scottish. Zillow was like, no, I'm just weird. And I like to be comfortable too.

Also recently some girls I know and my sister wanted to see me in skirts. I showed them pictures and they said they liked!
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Re: I was asked if I was Scottish

Postby skirtyscot » Sun Sep 11, 2016 6:48 am

"Weird" is a bit derogatory, don't you think? A better phrase to use is "ahead of fashion". " Visionary" is good too, if a little on the bigheaded side.
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Re: I was asked if I was Scottish

Postby Bamaskirting » Sun Sep 11, 2016 6:57 am

it was the first thing came to my mind. lol
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Re: I was asked if I was Scottish

Postby Caultron » Sun Sep 11, 2016 3:03 pm

When someone asks me the same question I sometimes say, "No, just nuts," and it usually goes over fairly well.
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Re: I was asked if I was Scottish

Postby r.m.anderson » Sun Sep 11, 2016 6:23 pm

My reply is usually:

"Ya don't havtabe Scottish to wear the kilt you can be Irish too"

Uttered with the gaelic accent of one recently immigrating from the ole country !
"Kilt-On" -or- as the case may be "Skirt-On" !
WHY ?
Isn't wearing a kilt enough?
Well a skirt will do in a pinch!
Make mine short and don't you dare think of pinching there !
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Re: I was asked if I was Scottish

Postby Bamaskirting » Mon Sep 12, 2016 6:17 pm

I may have said I like to feel wind also
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Re: I was asked if I was Scottish

Postby rick401r » Mon Sep 12, 2016 7:37 pm

I've been asked several times "Do you play the bagpipes?"
I sometimes wear a tee shirt that says "No I don't play the bloody pipes. My ancestors just killed people."
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Re: I was asked if I was Scottish

Postby Regular Guy » Mon Sep 12, 2016 8:51 pm

I've been asked that once before. I told the lady NO. At the time I was wearing my ElKommando kilt. She commented "That's a pretty forward fashion sense". I said "Well mebbe, but is SURE is a lot more cool in this than pants or shorts". This happened in Florida in June. A bit warm outside!!
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Re: I was asked if I was Scottish

Postby Charlie » Tue Sep 13, 2016 10:48 am

I was once asked if I was Scottish by a woman in a cafe. When I replied no, she asked why was I wearing a kilt then? As she was wearing trousers, I suppose I could have asked if she was a man. and if not why was she wearing trousers?
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Re: I was asked if I was Scottish

Postby Bamaskirting » Tue Sep 13, 2016 3:34 pm

Thing is a gray and black A line skirt doesn't look like a kilt. But I guess she may have wanted to make a comment and it was all she could think of
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Re: I was asked if I was Scottish

Postby Pdxfashionpioneer » Tue Sep 13, 2016 5:46 pm

Probably.

And a little self deprecation can be charming.

Ya done good.
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Re: I was asked if I was Scottish

Postby jjjjohanne » Mon Jan 02, 2017 2:19 pm

I was out in a straight, black, knee-length skirt once. A man looked at me as I walked toward the exit where he was standing. He asked me, "Are you German?" Eventually, I figured out he thought my business skirt was a kilt and that it was the Germans who wear them. Anyhow, +1 to him for looking me in the eye and talking to a man in a skirt!
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Re: I was asked if I was Scottish

Postby skirtyscot » Mon Jan 02, 2017 8:27 pm

Do kilts look like lederhosen?
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Re: I was asked if I was Scottish

Postby Yuki » Tue Jan 03, 2017 12:15 am

First off, good story. What I really like about it is that I'm of Scottish decent, so I find it funny. I guess I could actually use that as an excuse.

However, I do wonder something. What prompted an "emergency late night run to Home Depot"?
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