Thursday, May 17, 2012

Fact of the Day: New Scotland


The Canadian province of Nova Scotia is Latin for "New Scotland". This was originally because of a group of Scottish settlers who were sent by King Charles I to set up a colony. 

5 comments:

Tony Van Helsing said...

The last thing the world needs is another Scotland.

Amanda said...

Another interesting country name fact. Interesting comment from Tony though...

Bart said...

and this entire time ive been drawing the flag with inverted colours on draw something.

A Beer for the Shower said...

So do they wear kilts in Nova Scotia or is that part of the New Scotland movement: no skirts?

baygirl32 said...

I actually knew that!