Chlanna nan con, thigibh a so's gheibh sibh feoil!* Not since 1745 has this most ferocious of Scottish battle cries sent a chill through England's Border region. But last week the horrors of a porridge famine threatened Scotland. The British War Office commandeered all available oatmeal stocks to feed liberated Europe. Said the London Daily Mail with massive understatement: "Protests are likely."
* "Sons of the hounds, come here and get flesh!" —the war cry of the clan Cameron.