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    Pope's visit to Scotland gives tartan boost

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    The Pope's visit to Scotland has brought an unexpected boost for Scottish tartan producers.

    Millions watched as Pope Benedict XVI donned a special tartan scarf made in his honour at the start of his state visit to the UK.

    Orders have since poured in to Ingles Buchan of Glasgow, one of two firms behind the St Ninian's Day tartan.

    The scarf was seen by millions around the world as Cardinal Keith O'Brien draped it over the Pope's shoulders.

    You can read the whole story at http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-11343139
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    Re: Pope's visit to Scotland gives tartan boost

    That was a good gentle bit of appropiate behavior expected of my Kin...

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