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    Posted on Apr 4, 2016

    What Americans Think Scotland Is Like Vs. What It's Actually Like

    It's a bit less Braveheart and a bit more "man hits pal with iron."

    1. What Americans think the Highlands are like:

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    What the Highlands are actually like:

    2. What Americans think Scottish wildlife is like:

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    What Scottish wildlife is actually like:

    3. What Americans think Scottish schools are like:

    What Scottish schools are actually like:

    4. What Americans think Scottish shops are like:

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    What Scottish shops are actually like:

    5. What Americans think Scottish festivals are like:

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    What Scottish festivals are actually like:

    6. What Americans think winter in Scotland is like:

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    What winter in Scotland is actually like:

    7. What Americans think Edinburgh is like:

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    What Edinburgh is actually like:

    8. What Americans think Scottish battles are like:

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    What Scottish battles are actually like:

    9. What Americans think Scottish pubs are like:

    What Scottish pubs are actually like:

    10. What Americans think Scottish breakfasts are like:

    What Scottish breakfasts are actually like:

    11. What Americans think Scottish landmarks are like:

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    What Scottish landmarks are actually like:

    12. What Americans think all Scottish cafes are like:

    What Scottish cafes are actually like:

    13. What Americans think Scottish entertainment is like:

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    What Scottish entertainment is actually like:

    14. What Americans think Scottish scenery is like:

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    What Scottish scenery is actually like:

    15. What Americans think Scottish men are like:

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    What Scottish men are actually like:

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