I would like to share with you a legitimate tale advised to me by my cousin, who for clear factors, as you will see when you read through on, experienced greater keep on being anonymous.
It all began when he went to Germany to do a several months function, as a joiner (carpenter) which luckily for us comes about to be his career.
He uncovered himself performing alongside German tradesmen, with whom he shortly struck up friendships.
In excess of the class of a several months, owning picked up a minimal of the German language, and socializing most evenings with the locals, he was fitting nicely into village lifetime.
As is tradition in lots of parts of Germany, the village had been about to keep their yearly summertime festival.
Normally sufficient finding along so nicely with the locals, he was invited to the festivities.
Being delighted to have been designed so welcome, and owning noticed for a several months lots of of the neighborhood traditions and customs, he made the decision to cellular phone his residence city of Inverness, Scotland, and set up for a kilt employ corporation to send him a comprehensive Highland Dress outfit.
The kilt and all its accessories duly arrived in good time for the summertime festival, and when on that heat summertime evening he turned up in comprehensive Highland Dress, it prompted quite a stir.
Not a person to disguise his light-weight underneath a bushel, he was delighted that his kilt was currently being so openly admired, and not only by the females.
As the evening wore on, and the German beer was flowing like drinking water, the subject of dialogue turned quite normally I suppose, to what he was putting on underneath his kilt.
On more than various occasions he felt the back of his kilt currently being ever so a little lifted, turns out some of the villagers had been becoming very curious as to irrespective of whether the rumors they experienced listened to about Scotsmen and what's underneath their kilts had been legitimate.
Now what transpired future was maybe owing to the heat summertime temperature, or the fairly powerful German beer, but possibly way the villagers had been about to witness some thing they could never have imagined.
The band experienced just taken a several minutes break, and seeing an vacant stage the temptation was to wonderful for my cousin to resist.
He climbed on stage, and devoid of any more prompting from the locals he lifted his kilt up for a brief instant, revealing to his fairly surprised viewers, accurately what this individual Scotsman wears underneath his kilt.
There was then a deathly silence, as the fact of what they experienced just viewed started to sink in.
Had he just designed the major oversight of his lifetime, was he, he puzzled about to be arrested, and experienced he just irreversibly offended his hosts?
He will need not have fearful, as just after a moment or so, which seemed to him like an eternity, the entire village erupted into applause.
They came speeding up on stage to congratulate him and slap him on the back, and he talked about to me as he related his account of that evening, that he was not allowed to pay out for his beer for the remainder of the night time.
It's a person summertime evening he will never ignore, and I'm positive that modest German village will never ignore the night time they uncovered out for positive, what a Scotsman wears underneath his kilt.
David S Duncan