...meanwhile, the same Englishman raises his head in pathetically turncoat glee when he's reminded that he is somewhere between 20 and 50% Scottish. Every cloud has a silver lining.
Come to think of it, somewhere in my ancestry we were possibly swimming in the gene pool with Bonnie Prince Charlie and his French chums, and for that, I'll claim victory in the 1998 World Cup Finals and this year's Winter Olympics Mens' Downhill Skiing.
Oh ok, I've gone too far. Back to the losers camp.