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Blob
2007-Mar-22, 03:49 AM
A wee piece of Scotland came back down to earth today when it arrived in the city after being rocketed into space.
UK-born astronaut Nick Patrick returned to Edinburgh carrying a saltire flag that had previously flown over the Scottish Parliament.

Read more (http://heritage.scotsman.com/news.cfm?id=439212007)

sarongsong
2007-Mar-22, 04:36 AM
(hee-hee; note the snappy dialogue under Comments in Blob's link)
Hmmh...
...The flag of Scotland (http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/1/10/Flag_of_Scotland.svg/800px-Flag_of_Scotland.svg.png)...is the oldest national flag still in modern use...The Royal Banner of Scotland (http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/0/0c/Scottish_Royal_Banner.PNG), often incorrectly used as an alternative national flag, especially at sporting events... wikipedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flag_of_Scotland)

HenrikOlsen
2007-Mar-22, 09:18 AM
Read more (http://heritage.scotsman.com/news.cfm?id=439212007)

You picked the wrong one for the thumbnail:)
The saltire flag is the blue and white one.

Blob
2007-Mar-22, 01:43 PM
Och!
i was just having a bit of fun...