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Good or bad news depending on your point of view The Bank of Scotland is compliant! Transfer all your cash to the land of sporrans, heather, kilts, whisky, hey Jimmies, caber tossers, clans, Mcs, Macs, Glasgow slums, rain, deer, shoots, castles, nationalists, & porridge.
-- Richard Dale (email@example.com), October 07, 1998
My bank claims they are compliant too.
-- Bardou (firstname.lastname@example.org), October 07, 1998.
Ah yes but I have inside information, FI did the y2k work.
-- Richard Dale (email@example.com), October 07, 1998.
Aye, me dear lad, ye've not forgot the haggis have ye?
-- Dan Hunt (firstname.lastname@example.org), October 07, 1998.
How many bottles of whiskey do I get if I transfer my bank account?
-- Buddy Y. (email@example.com), October 07, 1998.
Anybody have a URL, or anything, handy in the way of documentation for a bank actually announcing compliancy??? (And does the FDIC know about this?...)
-- Joe (firstname.lastname@example.org), October 07, 1998.
How bottles of whiskey do I need to drink before I figure out what title of this thing means?
-- Robert A. Cook, P.E. (Kennesaw,GA) (email@example.com), October 07, 1998.
I'm not sure what it means, will find out from my Scots acquaintances. It may be just an exclamation, like Oh my gawd. you have to imagine it said with a strong broad accent. Guess you don't meet many Scotsmen over in S USA.
-- Richard Dale (firstname.lastname@example.org), October 08, 1998.
Ah, laddie, ye dinna ken "Och, aye, the noo"? Reminds me of the story of the two Scots who both loved to attend the theatre and were comparing favorite musicals.
Angus told Hamish, "Ah, lad, ye havena lived 'til ye've seen 'Noo, Noo, Nanette' 'Tis magic, it is."
Hamish replied, "I dinna ken that shoo. What ist?"
Angus was aghast and said, "Laddie, ye must be pulling m'leg."
Hamish said, "Noo, 'tis true. I dinna noo that shoo."
Angus was dumbfounded. He paused, and then asked most seriously, "Y'mean to tell me that ye noo noo 'Noo, Noo, Nanette.'?!"
Hmmm... Would this be considered a dialect-ical discussion? 8-}]
-- Mac (email@example.com), October 08, 1998.
Look at the New" ????
-- Robert A. Cook, P.E. (Kennesaw, GA) (firstname.lastname@example.org), October 08, 1998.
From a Scotsman:
Och aye the noo, literarally translated is 'oh yes the now', which I suppose means 'yes now', as in 'yes now, let's see'
-- Richard Dale (email@example.com), October 19, 1998.