Letter: Scottish nationalism is about the English, and it isn't benign

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Why does Neil Ascherson go on so? The lad from Peebles would probably have liked buttered "muffings" better if he had eaten them in Aberdeen rather than in Essex; and he might have resented Essex-man less if the result at Culloden had been a home win - so what? That is our common fate but we all know that there is nothing intrinsically good in being either Scots or English. "Je suis anglais/ecossais, et j'en suis fier" sounds stupid in any language.

E M Denison

Brentwood, Essex

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